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Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic

Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic

July 10, 2017

DALLAS, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its June, second quarter, and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics.

The Company flew 11.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2017, an increase of 3.7 percent from the 11.5 billion RPMs flown in June 2016. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.8 percent to 13.6 billion in June 2017, compared with June 2016 ASMs of 13.1 billion. The June 2017 load factor was 87.4 percent, which was comparable to the record June 2016 performance. Based on these results, the Company continues to estimate its second quarter 2017 operating revenue per ASM (RASM) will increase in the one to two percent range, as compared with second quarter 2016.

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Preliminary Comparative Traffic Statistics








JUNE


2017


2016


Change

Revenue passengers carried

11,628,819


11,119,189


4.6%

Enplaned passengers

14,270,279


13,624,089


4.7%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

11,919,982


11,489,804


3.7%

Available seat miles (000s)

13,643,589


13,149,697


3.8%

Load factor

87.4%


87.4%


Average length of haul

1,025


1,033


(0.8)%

Trips flown

117,599


113,431


3.7%








SECOND QUARTER


2017


2016


Change

Revenue passengers carried

33,992,862


32,340,969


5.1%

Enplaned passengers

41,436,991


39,479,241


5.0%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

34,382,696


32,707,694


5.1%

Available seat miles (000s)

40,171,225


38,225,282


5.1%

Load factor

85.6%


85.6%


Average length of haul

1,011


1,011


Trips flown

347,827


334,452


4.0%








YEAR-TO-DATE


2017


2016


Change

Revenue passengers carried

63,531,652


60,944,448


4.2%

Enplaned passengers

77,015,341


74,107,682


3.9%

Revenue passenger miles (000s)

63,723,355


61,115,858


4.3%

Available seat miles (000s)

76,871,095


73,493,431


4.6%

Load factor

82.9%


83.2%


(0.3) pts.

Average length of haul

1,003


1,003


Trips flown

669,617


648,989


3.2%

SW-T

 

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SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.

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