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BRIEF-Southwest Airlines Co canceled approximately 2,800 flights due to the impact from Hurricane Harvey
September 6, 2017 / 9:06 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Southwest Airlines Co canceled approximately 2,800 flights due to the impact from Hurricane Harvey

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co:

* Southwest Airlines Co - company canceled approximately 2,800 flights due to the impact from Hurricane Harvey

* Southwest Airlines now expects its Q3 2017 operating revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to be in the range of down one percent to slightly up‍​

* Southwest Airlines Co - the company now expects its third quarter 2017 economic fuel costs to be in the $2.00 to $2.05 per gallon rang‍​

* Southwest Airlines Co - continues to expect its third quarter 2017 unit costs to increase in the two to three percent range, year-over-year

* Southwest Airlines Co - continues to expect its fourth quarter 2017 capacity to increase in the one to two percent range, year-over-year

* Southwest Airlines Co - with impact of Hurricane Harvey, co now expects its Q3 2017 available seat miles to increase in 3.5 to 4.0 percent range

* Southwest Airlines Co - continues to estimate its 2017 capital expenditures will be about $2.3 billion, with approximately $1.4 billion in aircraft spending

* Southwest Airlines - continues to expect year-over-year available seat mile (ASM) growth in first half 2018 to be less than four percent

* Southwest Airlines - continues to expect full year 2018 year-over-year asm growth to be less than its 2016 year-over-year asm growth of 5.7 percent Source text: (bit.ly/2wJNoDk) Further company coverage:

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