Southwest Airlines Reports April Traffic

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By TESTCustomwebLP TESTCustomwebLP May 8, 2015 11:54

Southwest Airlines Reports April Traffic

Southwest Airlines flew 9.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in April 2015, an 8.6% increase from the 9.1 billion RPMs flown in April 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 6.7% to 11.9 billion in April 2015, compared with the April 2014 level of 11.2 billion.  The April 2015 load factor was 83.1%, compared with 81.7% in April 2014. For April 2015, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have decreased approximately 2.0%, compared with April 2014.

For the first four months of 2015, Southwest flew 35.8 billion RPMs, compared with 33.3 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2014, an increase of 7.5%.  Year-to-date ASMs increased 6.2% to a level of 44.2 billion, compared with the 41.6 billion for the same period in 2014.  The year-to-date load factor was 80.9%, compared with 79.9% for the same period in 2014.

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By TESTCustomwebLP TESTCustomwebLP May 8, 2015 11:54