Southwest Airlines Reports October Traffic

Published on : Friday, November 8, 2013

Southwest-Airlines-logoSouthwest Airlines Co.  announced today that the Company flew 8.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in October 2013, a 1.3 percent increase from the 8.5 billion RPMs flown in October 2012.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 2.4 percent to 10.8 billion from the October 2012 level of 10.5 billion.  The October 2013 load factor was 79.9 percent, compared to 80.7 percent in October 2012.  For October 2013, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased in the one to two percent range compared to October 2012.

For the first ten months of 2013, the Company flew 87.3 billion RPMs, compared to 86.6 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2012, an increase of 0.9 percent.  Year-to-date ASMs increased 1.6 percent to 109.2 billion from 107.5 billion for the same period in 2012.  The year-to-date load factor was 79.9 percent, compared to 80.5 percent for the same period in 2012.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
PRELIMINARY COMPARATIVE TRAFFIC STATISTICS
OCTOBER
2013 2012 CHANGE
Revenue passengers carried 9,024,564 9,147,369 (1.3) %
Enplaned passengers 11,171,314 11,262,984 (0.8) %
Revenue passenger miles (000) 8,610,484 8,497,347 1.3 %
Available seat miles (000) 10,782,383 10,527,246 2.4 %
Load factor 79.9 % 80.7 % (0.8) pts
Average length of haul 954 929 2.7 %
Trips flown 108,462 111,863 (3.0) %
YEAR-TO-DATE
2013 2012 CHANGE
Revenue passengers carried 90,204,731 91,886,318 (1.8) %
Enplaned passengers 111,207,522 112,541,255 (1.2) %
Revenue passenger miles (000) 87,306,337 86,551,318 0.9 %
Available seat miles (000) 109,240,137 107,470,961 1.6 %
Load factor 79.9 % 80.5 % (0.6) pts
Average length of haul 968 942 2.8 %
Trips flown 1,103,559 1,145,831 (3.7) %

 

 

Source:- Southwest Airlines

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