10-Sep-2013 12:57 PM

Southwest Airlines Co pax down 7%, load factor also down in Aug-2013; PRASM up 4%

Southwest Airlines Co passenger numbers down 7% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Revenue passenger: 9.1 million, -6.5%;
  • Enplaned passengers: 11.5 million, -4.7%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.3%, -2.9ppts;
  • Average sector length: 1007 miles, +4.8%;
  • Number of flights: 112,448, -4.0%.

Southwest Airlines Co: "For August 2013, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately four percent compared to August 2012." Source: Company statement, 09-Sep-2013.

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