Southwest begins international service to three countries Southwest Airlines launched an international future the airline by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its U.S. gateway cities. To commemorate the beginning of a new chapter for the carrier, Southwest Vacations is offering up to $200 off select travel packages booked now through July 14 for travel July 4 through January 4, 2015.
Southwest reports March traffic up 6.7% YoY Southwest Airlines flew 10.2B RPMs in March, up 6.7% vs. 9.6B RPMs flown in March 2014. Available seat miles increased 4.4% percent to 12.1B vs. March 2014 level of 11.6B. The March load factor was 84.5% vs. 82.7% in March 2014. March PRASM is estimated to have increased approximately 1.0% vs. March 2014.