US Airways reported a third-quarter net loss of $862 million, reversed from a profit of $177 million in the year-ago period, and like other US carriers cited fuel hedging charges as a principal cause. The airline suffered a noncash loss of $488 million on fuel hedging owing to the recent drop in oil prices and also incurred another $135 million in special charges. Excluding the special items, its loss would have been $242 million. But Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said that aggressive ...

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