Gol ended a third quarter touched by tragedy BRL190 million ($88.6 million) in the black, a 37.5% increase over a profit of BRL138.2 million in the year-ago quarter. The carrier took delivery of four aircraft during the quarter--including the first 737-800 designed specifically for operation on shorter runways (ATWOnline, July 28)--added three destinations and 78 frequencies and opened its new MRO center at Confins International Airport in Belo Horizonte. That progress was overshadowed, ...

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