Southwest reports January revenue passenger miles up 2.2% to 7.4B Available seat miles decreased 2.6% to 9.7B. January load factor was 76.3% vs. 72.7% in January 2013. Passenger revenue per ASM is estimated to have increased approximately 5% vs. January 2013. This increase includes one point of estimated PRASM benefit from January 2014's storms.
Southwest expects to raise capacity by 6% in 2015, WSJ reports Southwest expects to boost its capacity by 6% in 2015 due growth mostly from adding more seats to its planes and flying longer distances, reports the Wall Street Journal. Of the growth, nearly 3% will come from increased from in and out of Love Field in Dallas and another 2% of next year's growth will come mostly from expanded flights from Washington's Reagan National Airport. Reference Link