Cancellations, Demand Softness Hit Southwest Hard

Credit: Rob Finlayson
WASHINGTON—A spike in flight cancellations linked to several unrelated issues will drive Southwest Airlines’ year-over-year first-quarter (Q1) 2019 non-fuel unit costs up 10%, or 4% higher than its previous guidance, and will cost the carrier about $150 million in lost revenue, the airline revealed...

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