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Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

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Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its July and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics.

The Company flew 12.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2018, an increase of 2.1 percent from the 12.4 billion RPMs flown in July 2017. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.2 percent to 14.6 billion in July 2018, compared with July 2017 ASMs of 14.2 billion. The July 2018 load factor was 86.3 percent, compared with 87.3 percent in July 2017.

This release, as well as past news releases about Southwest Airlines Co., is available online at Southwest.com.

Southwest Airlines Co.

Preliminary Comparative Traffic Statistics








JULY


2018


2017


Change

Revenue passengers carried

12,195,871


11,927,949


2.2%

Enplaned passengers

14,961,408


14,650,994


2.1%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

12,616,766


12,361,968


2.1%

Available seat miles (000s)

14,616,580


14,161,204


3.2%

Load factor

86.3%


87.3%


(1.0) pts.

Average length of haul

1,035


1,036


(0.1)%

Trips flown

122,030


120,870


1.0%














YEAR-TO-DATE


2018


2017


Change

Revenue passengers carried

78,793,624


75,459,601


4.4%

Enplaned passengers

95,435,383


91,666,335


4.1%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

78,198,798


76,085,322


2.8%

Available seat miles (000s)

93,475,330


91,032,299


2.7%

Load factor

83.7%


83.6%


0.1 pts.

Average length of haul

992


1,008


(1.6)%

Trips flown

802,174


790,487


1.5%

 

SW-T

 

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SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.

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