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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS AUGUST TRAFFIC

 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS AUGUST TRAFFIC
 DALLAS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV)


flew 1,326.8 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 1992, a 19.0 percent increase over the 1,114.9 million RPMs flown in August of last year. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 15.6 percent to 1,920.0 million from the August 1991 level of 1,661.4 million. The load factor for the month was 69.1 percent, up 2.0 points from last year's load factor of 67.1 percent.
 For the eight months ended Aug. 31, 1992, Southwest flew 9,131. 6 million RPMs, compared with 7,453.5 million RPMs recorded for the same period in 1991, an increase of 22.5 percent. Available seat miles increased 14.7 percent to 13,916.8 million from the 1991 year-to-date level of 12,136.3 million. The 1992 load factor was 65.6 percent, compared to 61.4 percent for the same period last year, an increase of 4.2 points.
 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
 Comparative Traffic Statistics
 August 1992 1991 Percent Change
 Revenue passengers
 carried 2,598,219 2,185,885 18.9
 Revenue passenger
 miles 1,326,767,515 1,114,946,406 19.0
 Available seat
 miles 1,919,996,357 1,661,433,252 15.6
 Load factor
 (as a percent) 69.1 67.1 2.0 pts.
 Average length of haul 511 510 0.2
 Trips flown 38,881 34,412 13.0
 Year-to-date 1992 1991 Percent change
 Revenue passengers
 carried 18,383,247 14,860,966 23.7
 Revenue passenger
 miles 9,131,591,618 7,453,538,737 22.5
 Available seat
 miles 13,916,842,705 12,136,289,649 14.7
 Load factor
 (as a percent) 65.6 61.4 4.2 pts.
 Average length of
 haul 497 502 (1.0)
 Trips flown 287,272 251,962 14.0
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 /CONTACT: Gary C. Kelly, vice president-finance and CFO, Southwest Airlines, 214-904-4363/
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