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Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that it lost $60 million in revenue as a result of the record-long partial government shutdown, quadruple the company’s initial estimate.
The airline said in a filing that after it projected as much as $15 million in losses, “the company has continued to experience softness in passenger demand and bookings as a result of the government shutdown.”
The article goes on to state the following:
The shutdown, which ended on Jan. 25 after 35 days, prompted Southwest to delay its scheduled expansion to Hawaii.
— The Hill (@thehill) February 20, 2019
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