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Southwest Airlines reports June traffic

Jul 08, 2016

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines Co today reported its June, second quarter, and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics.

The Company flew 11.5 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2016, an increase of 6.8 percent from the 10.8 billion RPMs flown in June 2015. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 5.4 percent to 13.1 billion in June 2016, compared with June 2015 ASMs of 12.5 billion.

The June 2016 load factor was a record for the month of June at 87.4 percent, compared with 86.2 percent in June 2015. The Company continues to estimate its second quarter 2016 operating revenue per ASM (RASM) will increase less than 1.0 percent as compared with second quarter 2015.

Preliminary Comparative Traffic Statistics

JUNE

2016 2015 Change
Revenue passengers carried 11,119,189 10,520,004 5.7%
Enplaned passengers 13,624,089 12,908,502 5.5%
Revenue passenger miles (000s) 11,489,804 10,757,440 6.8%
Available seat miles (000s) 13,149,697 12,475,838 5.4%
Load factor 87.4% 86.2% 1.2 pts.
Average length of haul 1,033 1,023 1.0%
Trips flown 113,431 110,038 3.1%

SECOND QUARTER

2016 2015 Change
Revenue passengers carried 32,340,969 30,800,742 5.0%
Enplaned passengers 39,479,241 37,670,284 4.8%
Revenue passenger miles (000s) 32,707,694 30,858,381 6.0%
Available seat miles (000s) 38,225,282 36,476,030 4.8%
Load factor 85.6% 84.6% 1.0 pts.
Average length of haul 1,011 1,002 0.9%
Trips flown 334,452 326,309 2.5%

YEAR-TO-DATE

2016 2015 Change
Revenue passengers carried 60,944,448 57,243,738 6.5%
Enplaned passengers 74,107,682 69,769,242 6.2%
Revenue passenger miles (000s) 61,115,858 56,719,247 7.8%
Available seat miles (000s) 73,493,431 68,773,495 6.9%
Load factor 83.2% 82.5% 0.7 pts.
Average length of haul 1,003 991 1.2%
Trips flown 648,989 622,879 4.2%

Southwest Airlines reports June traffic



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