Southwest Traffic Up for August

By Karin Sun on 9 September 2014
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Southwest aircraft in San Francisco

Southwest aircraft in San Francisco

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for August 2014.

The airline’s total system traffic was 9.622 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4.9% from 9.170 billion RPMs in August 2013.  System capacity for the month was 11.252 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a slight decrease of 0.2% from 11.273 billion ASMs last August.

Passenger load factor increased 4.2 percentage points year-over-year, up to 85.5% from 81.3% in the same month last year.

The airline’s passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, increased by between approximately 5% and 6% year-over-year.

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