Republic Airways Holdings reported that net income for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 rose 63% to $14 million from $8.6 million earned in the year-ago period. Operating revenues grew 39.2% to $230.2 million while operating expenses climbed 33.2% to $192.8 million, resulting in an operating profit of $37.4 million, up 81.1% from $20.7 million. During the quarter, Republic took delivery of 11 Embraer 170s, six of which will be used for Delta Air Lines, three for US Airways and two for ...

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