Southwest Airlines continues to see its capacity growth out-pace revenue passenger mile (RPM) additions, underscoring the airline’s need to boost unit revenues through efforts such as its recent fare increases. The Dallas-based carrier saw RPMs increase 4.9% last month compared to year-earlier figures, while available seat miles (ASMs) were up 6.5%. The carrier has not seen monthly traffic growth out-pace capacity expansion since March. Year-to-date figures through November had RPMs ...


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