Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic

DALLAS, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) today reported its June, second quarter, and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics.

The Company flew 12.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2018, an increase of 2.6 percent from the 11.9 billion RPMs flown in June 2017. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.2 percent to 14.1 billion in June 2018, compared with June 2017 ASMs of 13.6 billion. The June 2018 load factor was 86.9 percent, compared with 87.4 percent in June 2017.

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Southwest Airlines Co.

Preliminary Comparative Traffic Statistics

JUNE

2018

2017

Change

Revenue passengers carried

11,987,906

11,628,819

3.1%

Enplaned passengers

14,717,024

14,270,279

3.1%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

12,234,799

11,919,982

2.6%

Available seat miles (000s)

14,080,724

13,643,589

3.2%

Load factor

86.9%

87.4%

(0.5) pts.

Average length of haul

1,021

1,025

(0.4)%

Trips flown

118,538

117,599

0.8%

SECOND QUARTER

2018

2017

Change

Revenue passengers carried

35,265,616

33,992,862

3.7%

Enplaned passengers

42,930,875

41,436,991

3.6%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

35,142,539

34,382,696

2.2%

Available seat miles (000s)

41,492,281

40,171,225

3.3%

Load factor

84.7%

85.6%

(0.9) pts.

Average length of haul

997

1,011

(1.4)%

Trips flown

353,928

347,827

1.8%

YEAR-TO-DATE

2018

2017

Change

Revenue passengers carried

66,597,753

63,531,652

4.8%

Enplaned passengers

80,473,975

77,015,341

4.5%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

65,582,031

63,723,355

2.9%

Available seat miles (000s)

78,858,750

76,871,095

2.6%

Load factor

83.2%

82.9%

0.3 pts.

Average length of haul

985

1,003

(1.8)%

Trips flown

680,144

669,617

1.6%

SW-T

 

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SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.

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