Southwest Airlines Reports January Traffic


06 Feb 2007 [09:30h]     Bookmark and Share



Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced that the Company flew 5.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in January 2007, an 8.8 percent increase from the 4.8 billion RPMs flown in January 2006.

DALLAS — Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 8.2 percent to 8.1 billion from the January 2006 level of 7.5 billion. The load factor for the month was 63.8 percent, compared to 63.4 percent for the same period last year.

                            SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
                  PRELIMINARY COMPARATIVE TRAFFIC STATISTICS


                                                         JANUARY

                                               2007         2006     CHANGE


    Revenue passengers carried              6,330,979    5,971,187    6.0 %

    Enplaned passengers                     7,284,949    6,860,099    6.2 %

    Revenue passenger miles (000)           5,179,127    4,758,870    8.8 %

    Available seat miles (000)              8,120,267    7,506,932    8.2 %

    Load factor                                  63.8%        63.4%   0.4 pts.

    Average length of haul                        818          797    2.6 %

    Trips flown                                94,750       89,547    5.8 %

SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.

http://www.southwest.com


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