Southwest’s RASM positive in 2017; earns 45th straight annual profit

Credit: Rob Finlayson
Southwest Airlines “turned the corner” on unit revenue growth in 2017, edging into positive territory for the full year, and expects RASM momentum to continue in 2018 with 1%-2% year-over-year (YOY) growth in the first quarter, chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said. The 0.1% YOY RASM growth for 2017...

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