US Airways Group's net loss in the first quarter widened to $191 million from $177 million in the year-ago period as its cost restructuring under Chapter 11 was offset by low-fare competition and high fuel prices. Results from the 2005 first quarter included a one-time net gain of $89 million primarily related to the curtailment of its defined benefit plans and other postretirement medical benefits. Excluding unusual items, net loss for the quarter was $280 million. Although capacity and ...

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