United reports October 2017 operational performance

United Airlines (UAL) reported its October 2017 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.7 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 3.4 percent versus October 2016, the copmany said.

UAL´s October 2017 consolidated load factor decreased 1.3 points compared to October 2016.

The company continues to expect fourth-quarter 2017 consolidated passenger unit revenue to be down 1.0 percent to 3.0 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2016.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world´s most comprehensive route network, including US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.