Southwest Airlines said a combination of factors will keep it from growing first-quarter RASM as much as expected, but the carrier remains confident in its full-year outlook for a unit-revenue uptick. The Dallas-based carrier's latest guidance sees Q1 RASM as “comparable” to 2017's Q1 figure of 13.23 cents, compared to the projected 1%-2% year-over-year increase in its January guidance. “March year-over-year RASM trends for the non-peak travel periods have been ...

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