Southwest Airlines flew 5.96 billion RPMs in July, up 14.7% over same month last year. Capacity climbed 12.7% to 7.28 billion ASMs and load factor rose 1.4 points to 80.8%. For the seven months ended July 31, RPMs increased 10.7% to 34.68 billion, ASMs rose 12% to 48.95 billion and load factor dipped 0.9 point to 70.8%.

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