Southwest Airlines plans to stay the course, neither changing its capacity guidance of 6% growth in 2015 nor its fleet plans, despite a 15% year-over-year decrease in its fuel costs in the fourth quarter. The Dallas-based carrier is predicting an economic fuel cost of $1.90 per gallon of jet fuel in the first quarter of this year, a 40% drop from the same period in 2014. Southwest, in anticipation of continued lower oil prices this year, unwound its fuel hedges for 2015, and took a 3 cent ...


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