Southwest Airlines weathered hurricanes and a competitive fare environment to post a 29.6% year-over-year (YOY) net profit gain in the third quarter, and the Dallas-based carrier is confident about its prospects for 2018. Citing multiple hurricanes that affected key Southwest markets—costing the carrier $100 million in lost revenue—as well as the mass shooting in Las Vegas and wild fires on the US west coast, chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said, “I don’t know that ...

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