US Airways Group reported second-quarter net income of $263 million, down 13.6% from net earnings of $305 million in the year-ago period. Despite the profit drop, Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said he was "very pleased" that the carrier posted its sixth consecutive quarter in the black. He attributed the earnings decrease to "expenses associated with our operational improvement plan." At the end of the first quarter, US unveiled a series of "customer service initiatives" including increased ...

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