Southwest Airlines earned net income of $584 million in the third quarter, up 77.5% from a net profit of $329 million in the 2014 September quarter, as the carrier continued to grow capacity at a faster rate than other major US airlines. “We’re real happy with the product we have right now,” chairman, president and CEO Gary Kelly told reporters and analysts, adding, “We want to be America’s low fares leader, and I think we are. We’re the only carrier that ...

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