10-Sep-2012 2:44 PM

Southwest Airlines Co pax up 2%, PRASM up 2%-3% in Aug-2012

Southwest Airlines Co passenger numbers up 2% - traffic highlights for Aug-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 9.7 million, +2.0% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 12.0 million, +1.0%;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.2%, +1.6ppts;
  • Average sector length: 961, -1.9%;
  • Number of flights: 117,129, -4.0%. [more - original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: "For August 2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased in the two to three percent range as compared to August 2011." Source: Company statement, 07-Sep-2012.

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