United sees 3.7% April cargo rise
Chicago-based United Airlines reported a 3.7 percent year-on-year increase in system cargo ton miles for April.
United reported 160,989 system cargo ton miles in April. Freight increased 15.2 percent to 132,216 cargo ton miles, while mail was down 7.7 percent to 28,773 cargo ton miles.
For the year-to-date, United’s system cargo ton miles are up 11.3 percent over the first four months in 2004 at 660,499.