Southwest Sees Record January Load Factor

By Jesse Sokolow on 5 February 2016
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DSC_0016Southwest Airlines announced operational results for January 2016.

The carrier’s total system traffic was 8.942 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 11.1% from 8.048 billion RPMs in January 2015.

The airline had a total system capacity of 11.545 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 7.8% from 10.709 billion last January.

Meanwhile, Southwest saw its highest ever January load factor, 77.5%, which was a 2.3 percentage points increase from 75.2% last January.

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