Hawaiian Airlines enjoyed a passenger increase in September, transporting 2.8% more travelers during the month.

The carrier’s revenue-producing passenger miles also improved in September, climbing 5.8% year over year, according to figures released by Hawaiian Oct. 7.

The carrier’s load factor slipped, however, dipping 1.4 percentage point, to 80.3%.

Year to date through September, Hawaiian transported more than 7.5 million passengers, an increase of 6.5% over the same period in 2012, while the carrier’s load factor slipped 2 percentage points, to 81.7%.
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