WestJet's third-quarter net income surged to C$76.1 million ($81.9 million), up 44% over C$52.8 million in the year-ago period and its best-ever third-quarter result, as it continued to ramp up capacity. President and CEO Sean Durfy said the carrier achieved "the trifecta--load factor, yield and capacity are all increasing." The Calgary-based LCC will have a fleet comprising 70 737NGs by year end and plans to take delivery of 47 more of the type in 2008-13. It is growing its presence ...

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