12-Apr-2012 1:21 PM

Southwest Airlines Co passenger numbers down in Mar-2012, PRASM up

Southwest Airlines Co reports (11-Apr-2012) the following combined traffic highlights for Southwest Airlines and AirTran for Mar-2012:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 9.6 million, -1.3% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 11.7 million, -1.5%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.8%, -0.1 ppt. [more – original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: “For Mar-2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately five percent as compared to March 2011's combined PRASM.” Source: Company statement, 11-Apr-2012.