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Horizon Air February 2009 traffic figures released
Horizon Air has reported a decrease in load factor to 67.2% in February 2009, compared to 71.1% in February 2008.
The airline's capacity for the month in available seat miles declined by 17.2% to 246 million from 298 million compared to the prior-year period. Revenue passenger miles in February 2009 were 166 million, down by 21.8% from 212 million in the same month last year.
Total passengers carried in February 2009 numbered 487,000, down 19.6% fromlast February's figure of 606,000.
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