October 12, 2012

September Traffic Up 6.1%

Our preliminary traffic results for September 2012 are in. Traffic in September increased 6.1 percent from September 2011, on a capacity increase of 7.7 percent. Load factor for September 2012 was 78.6 percent, a decrease of 1.2 points from September 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.9 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 82.8 percent.  Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of September decreased four percent year over year.

TRAFFIC RESULTS

 September 2012  September 2011         % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 2,513,957 2,368,822 6.1%
Available seat miles (000) 3,196,710 2,968,971 7.7%
Load factor 78.6% 79.8% (1.2) pts.
Revenue passengers 2,160,386 2,014,941 7.2%
Departures 21,052 19,369 8.7%
Average stage length 1,085 1,090 (0.5)%
         Y-T-D 2012          Y-T-D 2011          % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 25,479,543 22,948,207 11.0%
Available seat miles (000) 30,201,440 27,807,333 8.6%
Load factor 84.4% 82.5% 1.9 pts.
Revenue passengers 21,937,812 19,677,001 11.5%
Departures 199,538 181,437 10.0%
Average stage length 1,084 1,092 (0.7)%

(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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