8-Feb-2012 1:19 PM

Southwest Airlines passenger numbers down in Jan-2012, PRASM up

Southwest Airlines Co reports (07-Feb-2012) the following combined traffic highlights for Southwest Airlines and AirTran in Jan-2012:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 8.0 million, -2.6% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 9.8 million, -2.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 74.3%, -1.5 ppts. [more – original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: “For January 2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately seven percent as compared to January 2011's combined PRASM,” Source: Company statement, 07-Feb-2012.