Southwest Sees Increase in November Traffic
The carrier’s total system traffic was 8.554 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 6% from 8.066 billion RPMs in November 2013. The carrier had a total system capacity of 10.675 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 4% from 10.264 billion last November.
Passenger load factor also increased, up 1.5 percentage points to 80.1% from 78.6% last November.
Southwest said that its Prasm, or passenger revenue per available seat mile, had increased by approximately 4% to 5% year-over-year.
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