8-Nov-2012 1:16 PM

Southwest Airlines Co pax numbers down 3% in Oct-2012, PRASM up

Southwest Airlines Co reports (07-Nov-2012) the following combined traffic highlights for Southwest Airlines and AirTran for Oct-2012:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 9.1 million, -3.1% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 11.3 million, -2.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 80.7%, -0.7 ppt. [more – original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: “For October 2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately five percent compared to October 2011.” Source: Company statement, 07-Nov-2012.