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Midwest Likes Flying Solo
THE FINAL DAYS OF 2006 SHOULD HAVE BEEN A time of quiet celebration and reflection for the employees and management of Midwest Airlines and its Skyway regional affiliate. After five years of red ink culminating in a loss of $64.9 million in 2005, the company at last appeared to be on the road to recovery, posting breakeven earnings of $1.7 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, much improved over a deficit of $26.9 million in third quarter of 2005.