Virgin America reported a $5.9 million loss in the third quarter, narrowed significantly from the $59.1 million deficit in the year-ago period, and reported its first three-month operating profit since launching service in August 2007. "At a time when flyers are more discerning than ever, it is clear that our low fares, award-winning guest service and innovative amenities continue to convert a growing network of loyal travelers," CEO David Cush said. VX's improvement came during a rough ...

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