United Airlines said this week in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission that second-quarter nonfuel unit cost may rise as much as 0.5% year-over-year from its second-quarter 2006 nonfuel CASM of 7.70 cents. Mainline passenger RASM for the current quarter is expected to increase 2.75%-3.25% over the year-ago period's 12.03 cents. Consolidated PRASM should rise 2%-3%. UA said that "yields continue to be strong internationally, but under pressure domestically as industry ...

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