Russia is set to significantly increase its expenditure on defence and national security according to a draft 2023 to 2025 budget.
AirTran reports January traffic
AirTran Airways has reported its traffic figures for January 2009, noting that the revenue passenger miles (RPMs), load factor and enplaned passengers each represent new all-time records for the airline in the month of January.
Traffic grew by 4.5% from 1,216 million RPMs to more than 1,270 million RPMs. Available seat miles decreased by 3.8% from 1,804 million to 1,736 million. These figures led to a load factor for the month of 73.2%, an increase of 5.8 percentage points on January 2008.
The airline carried more than 1,671,492 passengers for the month, a 2.3 percent increase from January 2008's figure of 1,633,718.
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