Southwest 3Q net profit up 16.5% as yield increases

Credit: Rob Finlayson
Southwest Airlines reported third-quarter 2018 net income of $615 million, a 16.5% increase from a $528 million net profit in the same period last year.The Dallas-based carrier’s 3Q RASM increased 1.2% year-over-year (YOY), driven largely by a yield increase of 2.3% and offset slightly by a load...

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