More than 730,000 passengers traveled on Hawaiian Airlines flights in March, an increase of 4% over the same month last year.

The airline’s load factor was down, however, slipping 1.1% year over year to 85%.

Year to date through March 31, Hawaiian has carried 2.1 million passengers — up 4.5% from the first three months of last year — and the carrier’s load factor was 84.1%, a .5% improvement from the same period in 2010.
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