Southwest Sees Increase in January Traffic

By Jesse Sokolow on 9 February 2015
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DSC_0493Southwest Airlines announced operational results for January 2015.

The carrier’s total system traffic was 8.048 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 8.6% from 7.413 billion RPMs in January 2014.  The airline had a total system capacity of 10.709 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 10.2% from 9.721 billion last January.

Meanwhile, passenger load factor was down, dropping 1.2 percentage points to 75.1% from 76.3% last January.

Southwest also said that its Prasm, or passenger revenue per available seat mile, had decreased by approximately 1% year-over-year.

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