8-Oct-2012 1:24 PM

Southwest Airlines Co pax numbers down 2% in Sep-2012, PRASM down

Southwest Airlines Co reports (05-Oct-2012) the following combined traffic highlights for Southwest Airlines and AirTran for Sep-2012:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 8.4 million, -2.1% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 10.2 million, -2.6%;
  • Passenger load factor: 77%, -0.8 ppt. [more – original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: “For Sept-2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have decreased in the two to three percent range as compared to Sept-2011. For 3Q2012, PRASM is estimated to have increased approximately one percent as compared to 3Q2011,” Source: Company statement, 05-Oct-2012.