Southwest Airlines reports 3.3% increase in December 2018 RPMs

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has reported it flew 11.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December 2018, an increase of 3.3 percent from the 10.7 billion RPMs flown in December 2017, the company said.

Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 5.4 percent to 13.6 billion in December 2018, compared with December 2017 ASMs of 12.9 billion. The December 2018 load factor was 81.6 percent, compared with 83.3 percent in December 2017.

Southwest Airlines Co. is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is the world´s largest low-cost carrier