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Southwest Airlines Q1 earnings fall 35%

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Southwest Airlines released a profit for first quarter that decreased from last year.

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The company said its bottom line dropped to $372 million, or $0.61 per share. This was lower than $569 million, or $0.88 per share, in last year's first quarter.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 1.0% to $4.88 billion. This was up from $4.83 billion last year.

Southwest Airlines Inc. earnings at a glance:

- Earnings (Q1): $372 Mln. vs. $569 Mln. last year.
- Earnings Decline (Y-o-Y): -34.6%
- EPS (Q1): $0.61 vs. $0.88 last year.
- EPS Decline (Y-o-Y): -30.7%
- Revenue (Q1): $4.88 Bln vs. $4.83 Bln last year.
- Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 1.0%.

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