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Southwest Airlines reports February traffic

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Southwest Airlines Co. announced today that the company flew 7.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 2015, a 6.0 percent increase from the 7.1 billion RPMs flown in February 2014.

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Southwest Airlines Co. announced today that the company flew 7.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 2015, a 6.0 percent increase from the 7.1 billion RPMs flown in February 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.6 percent to 9.5 billion in February 2015 compared with the February 2014 level of 9.1 billion. The February 2015 load factor was 79.9 percent, compared with 78.1 percent in February 2014. For February 2015, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately 1.0 percent, compared with February 2014.

For the first two months of 2015, the Company flew 15.6 billion RPMs, compared with 14.6 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2014, an increase of 7.3 percent. Year-to-date ASMs increased 7.0 percent to a level of 20.2 billion compared with the 18.9 billion for the same period in 2014. The year-to-date load factor was 77.4 percent, compared with 77.2 percent for the same period in 2014.

FEBRUARY
2015
2014
Change
Revenue passengers carried
7,860,395
7,538,702
4.3%
Enplaned passengers
9,535,453
9,189,209
3.8%
Revenue passenger miles (000s)
7,572,150
7,145,685
6.0%
Available seat miles (000s)
9,474,563
9,148,333
3.6%
Load factor
79.9 %
78.1 %
1.8 pts.
Average length of haul
963
948
1.6%
Trips flown
88,038
90,946
(3.2)%
YEAR-TO-DATE
2015
2014
Change
Revenue passengers carried
16,073,961
15,249,200
5.4%
Enplaned passengers
19,571,984
18,656,028
4.9%
Revenue passenger miles (000s)
15,620,359
14,558,847
7.3%
Available seat miles (000s)
20,183,856
18,869,804
7.0%
Load factor
77.4 %
77.2 %
  0.2 pts.
Average length of haul
972
955
1.8%
Trips flown
187,807
188,500
(0.4)%
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