AirTran’s April capacity outpaces traffic

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AirTran Airways saw it is April load factor dip 1.1 percentage points to 80.8% as capacity produced outpaced traffic.

Airtran's traffic in April grew 7.8% year-over-year on a 9.3% rise in capacity.

Year-to-date AirTran's traffic has increased 4.4% on 3.6% capacity growth, with loads inching up 0.6 percentage points to 79.1%.

Atlanta-hubbed AirTran is now owned by Southwest Airlines after the acquisition closed on 2 May.