JetBlue Airways reported a $23 million third-quarter profit that, while representing a turnaround from a $500,000 loss in the year-ago period, did not sway the carrier from its continuing commitment to streamlining its operation. In conjunction with the result, the LCC announced that it plans to cease operations at Columbus--home of low-fare startup Skybus Airlines--and Nashville effective Jan. 6. "We are taking the difficult but necessary step to discontinue operations in these two markets. ...

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