Fort Lauderdale, Florida ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines provided guidance for a better-than-expected unit revenue performance in the 2017 fourth quarter, lending credence to the notion that the US airline revenue/pricing environment is improving. Spirit said it expects to report 4Q RASM of minus 2% year-over-year (YOY) when it releases its 2017 earnings later this month. That is better than previous guidance of a 4%-6% YOY 4Q unit revenue decline. Spirit attributed the improved 4Q RASM guidance ...

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