Northwest Airlines reported a $37 million consolidated October profit on $1.03 billion in revenues. Year-ago figures were not available, but the airline did lose $346 million in the six weeks following its entry into bankruptcy on Sept. 14, 2005. NWA's October expenses came to $980 million and its operating profit was $52 million. It has forecast a "modest profit" for 2006 excluding reorganization items (ATWOnline, Oct. 3).

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