US Airways reported an $80 million loss in the third quarter, narrowed considerably from the year-ago period's $866 million deficit that resulted from heavy fuel hedge losses and other special charges. Excluding special items, US was $110 million in the red, compared to $243 million on a similar basis last year. Operating revenue dropped 16.6% year-over-year to $2.72 billion against a 31.3% plunge in expenses to $2.71 billion. Operating result reversed to a $6 million profit from a $689 ...

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