Southwest Airlines says that it expects to experience stable unit revenue trends during fourth quarter 2018. Based on current bookings and yield trends, the company continues to expect its fourth quarter 2018 operating revenue per available seat mile (RASM, or unit revenues) to increase in the one to two percent range, year-over-year. Southwest continues to expect $80 million to $90 million of year-over-year improvement in fourth quarter 2018 pre-tax results associated with its new reservation system capabilities, which is in line with its annual 2018 pre-tax goal of $200 million. Based on current cost trends, Southwest continues to expect its

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