Aloha Airlines suffered a $9.9 million loss in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, more than four times greater than its $2.2 million deficit in the year-ago quarter, according to a Bureau of Transportation Statistics filing cited by press reports. The privately held carrier's nine-month loss was $33 million. "During the third quarter Aloha faced a new inter-island competitor [go!] who priced its product below its operating cost. Even though we have a lower operating cost per seat than the ...

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