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(aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)

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9 per cent fewer flights, Lufthansa and Germanwings increased the load factor of their aircraft slightly year on year by 0.
It said in a statement that total load factor for last month dipped 1.
As a consequence, the domestic load factor for the month increased 2.
5% compared to 2008, while the average load factor was 75.
Swiss International reports slightly higher seat load factor for the first nine months.
During the week of Thanksgiving (November 19-26), Northwest reported a domestic load factor of 76.
The carrier also reported a mainline load factor of 79.
9% boost in capacity, but still led all regions with a load factor of 82.
The carrier reported a November consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 80.
In addition, the carrier reported a domestic mainline load factor of 78.
The airline reported record May load factors, which include a consolidated system load factor of 80.
The airline recorded an April consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 82.
The airline reported a record March consolidated system load factor of 83.
The airline reported a March consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 82.
We are extremely pleased with our operating results for February, producing a year-over-year 22% increase in RPMs and an important increase in load factor.