February 12, 2012

January Traffic Up 13.3%!

Traffic in January is up 13.3 percent from January 2011, on a capacity increase of 12.3 percent.! Load factor for January 2012 was 80.7 percent, an increase of 0.7 points from January 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.7 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 81.1 percent. Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of January increased 10 percent year over year. For the month of February, PRASM is expected to increase between seven and eight percent year over year.

TRAFFIC RESULTS

January 2012 January 2011 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 2,508,931 2,214,550 13.3%
Available seat miles (000) 3,107,654 2,767,970 12.3%
Load factor 80.7% 80.0% 0.7 pts
Revenue passengers 2,164,187 1,914,383 13.0%
Departures 20,653 18,479 11.8%
Average stage length 1,076 1,074 0.2%

(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.

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