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Southwest Airlines passenger traffic up 7.2 percent in November


Southwest Airlines said its passenger traffic in November rose 7.2 percent as the carrier added 4.9 percent more capacity to its network.

Planes were also filled with more passengers as its load factor was a record 85.1 percent, up 1.8 percentage points from November 2015.

The Dallas-based carrier told investors it expects fourth quarter unit revenues to decline four to five percent when compared to the fourth quarter of 2015.