Thursday, 13 September 2018

Southwest releases its latest figures.

August was another busy month for the US low-cost airline, Southwest Airlines, which was shown by the latest figures released by the carrier this week.

The latest results, released on Wednesday showed the company flew 11.4 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 2018, an increase of 1.3% from the 11.3 billion RPMs flown in August 2017. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 2.0 % to 13.5 billion in August 2018, compared with August 2017 ASMs of 13.3 billion. The August 2018 load factor was 84.3%, compared with 84.9% in August 2017.




Southwest Airlines Co.
Preliminary Comparative Traffic Statistics







AUGUST

2018

2017

Change
Revenue passengers carried
11,391,457

11,208,623

1.6%
Enplaned passengers
13,966,584

13,656,895

2.3%
Revenue passenger miles (000s)
11,418,568

11,276,636

1.3%
Available seat miles (000s)
13,547,581

13,281,164

2.0%
Load factor
84.3%

84.9%

(0.6) pts.
Average length of haul
1,002

1,006

(0.4)%
Trips flown
116,872

115,837

0.9%







YEAR-TO-DATE

2018

2017

Change
Revenue passengers carried
90,185,081

86,668,224

4.1%
Enplaned passengers
109,401,967

105,323,230

3.9%
Revenue passenger miles (000s)
89,617,365

87,361,958

2.6%
Available seat miles (000s)
107,022,911

104,313,463

2.6%
Load factor
83.7%

83.7%

Average length of haul
994

1,008

(1.4)%
Trips flown
919,046

906,324

1.4%
SW-T


(Image SouthwestAirlines)
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