More on Southwest Airlines (LUV): Cites sluggish demand in September as a factor tipping revenue...

|About: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Southwest Airlines (LUV): Cites sluggish demand in September as a factor tipping revenue lower. Operating expenses up 1.9% Y/Y to $4.3B, even with fuel and oil costs dropping 3.7%. Sees Q4 fuel costs averaging $3.45 a gallon, up from $3.16 a gallon in Q3. The carrier maintains it's "encouraged" by October bookings and revenue trend. (PR)