US Airways confirmed yesterday that it will report a full-year loss, which was expected after it ended the third quarter $1.67 billion in the red. Its fourth-quarter result will be impacted by a $0.77-per-gal. loss on its fuel hedging contracts, which accounted for 60% of its mainline consumption. However, it expects to report a full-year gain of $0.12 per gal. In December the group flew 4.82 consolidated RPMs, down 0.9% from the year-ago month, against a 6.2% fall in capacity to 6.06 ...

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