Mesa Air Group Reports December 2020 Operating Performance

1/8, 1:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

PHOENIX, Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mesa Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESA) today reported Mesa Airlines’ operating performance for December 2020.

Mesa Airlines reported 25,933 block hours in December 2020, a 33.9 percent drop from December 2019 as a result of reduced schedules during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company also reported a controllable completion factor of 99.87 percent and 100 percent for its American and United operations, respectively.

Operating statistics for December 2020 and fiscal year 2021 YTD are included in the table below.

 Dec-20Dec-19% Change YTD FY2021YTD FY2020% Change
Block Hours       
American12,40016,907-26.7% 31,36849,423-36.5%
United13,31622,305-40.3% 37,38966,139-43.5%
DHL217n/aN/A 490n/aN/A
Total25,93339,212-33.9% 69,247115,562-40.1%
        
 Dec-20Dec-19% Change YTD FY2021YTD FY2020% Change
Departures       
American6,3039,689-34.9% 16,38129,013-43.5%
United6,37411,113-42.6% 18,64433,712-44.7%
DHL144n/aN/A 319n/aN/A
Total12,82120,802-38.4% 35,34462,725-43.7%
        
Controllable Completion Factor*       
American99.87%99.68%0.19% 99.81%99.53%0.28%
United100.00%99.98%0.02% 99.98%99.99%-0.01%
        
Total Completion Factor**       
American98.15%97.59%0.57% 98.30%97.82%0.49%
United98.75%99.45%-0.70% 99.36%99.52%-0.16%

*Controllable Completion Factor excludes cancellations due to weather and air traffic control
**Total Completion Factor includes all cancellations

About Mesa Air Group, Inc.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Mesa Air Group, Inc. is the holding company of Mesa Airlines, a regional air carrier providing scheduled passenger service to 116 cities in 42 states, the District of Columbia, the Bahamas, and Mexico as well as cargo services out of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. As of December 31st, 2020, Mesa has a fleet of 161 aircraft with approximately 420 daily departures and 3,200 employees. Mesa operates all of its flights as either American Eagle, United Express, or DHL Express flights pursuant to the terms of capacity purchase agreements entered into with American Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, Inc., and DHL.

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