United Continental Holdings said Hurricane Sandy, which hit the US East Coast in October causing widespread damage and flight disruptions, was partly to blame for a 4.2% decrease in capacity in the fourth quarter compared to the previous year. In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing posted Dec. 27, the company said it expects fourth-quarter revenues to grow between 0.5% and 1.5% and unit-cost increases to be between 5.6% and 6.6%, excluding profit-sharing, fuel and special ...

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