Up to 100,000 additional AN/SSQ-53, 16,000 AN/SSQ-101 and 10,000 AN/SSQ-62 sonobuoys will be supplied to the USN.
Great Lakes Aviation reports February 2009 traffic
Great Lakes Aviation has announced its preliminary passenger traffic results for February 2009.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 9,634,000, a 21.5% decrease on February 2008's 12,265,000. Capacity, in available seat miles (ASMs), increased by 13.5% to 30,785,000 for the month, compared with 27,122,000 in the same period last year.
This resulted in a 13.9 percentage point year-on-year decrease in the load factor, from 45.21% to 31.29% with total passengers carried falling by 23.0% from 45,517 in February 2008 to 35,042 in February 2009.
The revenue per available seat mile in February 2009 was 28.54 cents, down 5.4% from February 2008's figure of 30.17 cents.
Great Lakes provides scheduled passenger service at 65 airports in 17 US states with a fleet of Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias and Raytheon/Beech 1900D regional airliners. All scheduled flights are operated under the Great Lakes Airlines marketing identity in conjunction with codeshare agreements with United Airlines and/or Frontier Airlines at its Albuquerque, Billings, Denver, Phoenix, Kansas City, MO and Ontario, CA hubs. The company also operates hubs in Milwaukee and St Louis.
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