Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 10, 2014 21:58

Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic

Southwest Airlines flew 7.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 2014, a 1.2% increase from the RPMs flown in February 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 1.7% to 9.1 billion from the February 2013 level of 9.3 billion. The February 2014 load factor was 78.1%, compared to 75.8% in February 2013. For February 2014, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately five percent compared to February 2013. This increase includes one point of estimated PRASM benefit from February 2014’s storms.

For the first two months of 2014, the airline flew 14.6 billion RPMs, compared to 14.3 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2013, an increase of 1.7%. Year-to-date ASMs decreased 2.2% to 18.9 billion from 19.3 billion for the same period in 2013. The year-to-date load factor was 77.2%, compared to 74.2% for the same period in 2013.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 10, 2014 21:58
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