AirTran Airways issued revised second-quarter guidance last week forecasting a 5%-5.5% decline in unit revenue, steeper than the 3%-5% fall predicted last month (ATWOnline, June 18). It reported RASM of 10.75 cents in the second quarter of 2006. Nonfuel CASM is expected to fall 5.25%-5.75%, similar to last month's projection of a 5%-6% slide. "Advance booked load factors for the third quarter are well ahead of last year and the company continues to expect unit revenues to be up in the second ...

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