8-Jun-2011 12:25 PM

Southwest revenue passenger numbers up 3.7% in May-2011

Southwest Airlines reports (07-Jun-2011) the following traffic highlights in May-2011:

  • Revenue passenger numbers: 7.9 million, +3.7% year-on-year;
  • Enplaned passengers: 9.7 million, +6.9%;
  • Passenger load factor: 82.3%, +5.1 ppts;
  • Number of flights: 99,288, +2.6%. [more]

Southwest Airlines: “For May-2011, Southwest Airlines' passenger revenue per ASM (excluding AirTran Airways) is estimated to have increased in the 11 to 12% range as compared to May-2010,” Source: Company statement, 07-Jun-2011