8-Nov-2011 1:33 PM

Southwest Airlines passenger numbers up in Oct-2011

Southwest Airlines Co reports (07-Nov-2011) the following combined traffic highlights for Southwest Airlines and AirTran in Oct-2011:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 9.4 million, +0.1% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 11.5 million, +0.9%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.4%, -0.4 ppt;
  • Number of flights: 117,171, +1.7%. [more – original PR]

Southwest: “For October 2011, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately 6% as compared to October 2010's combined PRASM.” Source: Company statement, 07-Nov-2011.