Southwest Airlines continues to see capacity growth outpace revenue passenger mile (RPM) additions, underscoring the airline’s need to boost unit revenue 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 outpace capacity expansion since March. Year-to-date figures through November had RPMs up 3.3%, ...

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