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The average load factor was 81.4% worldwide, a record that represented a 0.9-point gain from the previous year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), a trade group representing 280 airlines.
Spirit's load factor, the percentage of seats filled on an average flight, at Akron-Canton was 77.3 percent in 2017, according to U.S. Department of Transportation figures.
International flights grew slightly more full, averaging an 80.6 load factor up from 80.5 in 2016.
But if that feels crowded, the load factor in India weighed in at 89.3%, according to IATA.
In October, the reason for the increase was because of a 90 percent load factor — most flights were full, the release said.
Of course, the catch is still that actual output will almost always be well short of that 1,386 MW, in contrast to a nuclear power station which, once turned on, will run almost constantly at high load factors for decades.
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