Southwest Airlines Reports January Traffic

Feb 09, 2015, 08:30 ET from Southwest Airlines Co.

DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 8.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in January 2015, an 8.6 percent increase from the 7.4 billion RPMs flown in January 2014.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 10.2 percent  to 10.7 billion from the January 2014 level of 9.7 billion.  The January 2015 load factor was 75.1 percent compared with 76.3 percent in January 2014.  For January 2015, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have decreased approximately one percent, as compared with January 2014. 

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JANUARY


2015


2014


Change

Revenue passengers carried

8,213,566


7,710,498


6.5%

Enplaned passengers

10,036,388


9,466,819


6.0%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

8,047,994


7,413,162


8.6%

Available seat miles (000s)

10,709,292


9,721,471


10.2%

Load factor

75.1%


76.3%


(1.2) pts.

Average length of haul

980


961


2.0%

Trips flown

99,769


97,554


2.3%

 

SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.



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