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Southwest Airlines Increases Third-Quarter Unit Revenue Guidance

Ally Schmidt
Southwest Airlines Increases Third-Quarter Unit Revenue Guidance

Due to increasing crude oil prices, Southwest Airlines (LUV) expects fuel costs to rise more in the third quarter. It expects a rise of $2.25 per gallon, which is slightly higher than $2.21 per gallon that it guided for after its second-quarter results. In the second quarter of 2017, the price of fuel was $1.99 per gallon.