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Southwest Airlines passenger traffic soars in November

Southwest Airlines reported a record load factor of 83.2 percent for November.
Southwest Airlines reported a record load factor of 83.2 percent for November. Star-Telegram

Southwest Airlines said its passenger traffic grew 13.9 percent in November as the company added new international service out of Houston.

The Dallas-based carrier said its capacity increased 9.7 percent and its load factor rose 2.1 percentage points to 83.2 percent for the month.

Southwest told investors it expects unit revenues to be flat to down one percent for the quarter when compared to the fourth quarter of 2014.

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