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Southwest Airlines Profit Jumps 27 Percent

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 08:35 AM

Southwest Airlines Co. reported a 27 percent rise in quarterly profit as it boarded more passengers and benefited from lower jet fuel costs.

Net income rose to $329 million, or 48 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $259 million or, 37 cents per share, a year earlier.

Excluding items, the U.S. carrier earned 55 cents per share, up from 34 cents per share a year earlier.

Revenue rose 5.6 percent to $4.80 billion.

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