WestJet announced yesterday a third-quarter profit of C$30.3 million ($25.6 million), a 43.6% climb from year-ago net earnings of C$21.1 million. The Canadian LCC saw a 30.9% increase in operating revenue to C$406.1 million and a 31.6% rise in operating income from C$42.4 million to C$55.8 million for the three months to Sept. 30. "As anticipated, in the third quarter we experienced the benefits of a more rational competitive environment, which allowed us to price our product more in line ...

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