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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS OCTOBER TRAFFIC

 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS OCTOBER TRAFFIC
 DALLAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV)


announced today that its October 1992 traffic increased 23.0 percent to 1,237.4 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs) from the 1991 level of 1,006.0 million RPMs. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 16.3 percent to 1,926.2 million from the October 1991 level of 1,655.8 million. The load factor for the month was 64.2 percent, up 3.4 points from last year's load factor of 60.8 percent.
 For the first ten months of 1992, Southwest flew 11,476.4 million RPMs, compared with 9,378.6 million RPMs recorded for the same period in 1991, an increase of 22.4 percent. Available seat miles increased 15.1 percent to 17,691.8 million from the 1991 year-to-date level of 15,371.5 million. the 1992 year-to-date load factor was 64.9 percent, compared to 61.0 percent for the same period last year, an increase of 3.9 points.
 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
 Comparative Traffic Statistics
 October 1992
 October 1992 1991 Percent change
 Revenue passengers
 carried 2,517,414 2,035,494 23.7
 Revenue passenger miles 1,237,390,765 1,006,010,202 23.0
 Available seat miles 1,926,179,219 1,655,770,261 16.3
 Load factor (as a percent) 64.2 60.8 3.4 pts.
 Average length of haul 492 494 (0.4)
 Trips flown 39,071 34,038 14.8
 Year-To-Date 1992 1991 Percent change
 Revenue passengers
 carried 23,175,928 18,758,790 23.5
 Revenue passenger miles 11,476,375,831 9,378,583,175 22.4
 Available seat miles 17,691,775,008 15,371,513,772 15.1
 Load factor (as a percent) 64.9 61.0 3.9 pts.
 Average length of haul 495 500 (1.0)
 Trips flown 363,833 318,416 14.3
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 /CONTACT: Gary C. Kelly, vice president-finance and CFO of Southwest Airlines Co., 214-904-4363/
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