8-Jun-2012 12:59 PM

Southwest Airlines passenger numbers down in May-2012, load factor down

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

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 9.6 million, -1.1% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 11.7 million, -2.0%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.3%, -1.4 ppts. [more – original PR]

Southwest Airlines Co: “For May-2012, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased in the five to six percent range as compared to May- 2011,” Source: Company statement, 07-Jun-2012.