Fort Lauderdale-based ultra LCC Spirit Airlines posted a $60.2 million net profit for the 2017 third quarter, a 26% decline from $81.4 million in 3Q 2016. The airline said the results were attributable to the financial and operational impact from the August-September hurricanes, combined with “revenue overhang” from Spirit pilot work slowdown actions earlier in the year. The airline said the combined factors negatively impacted third-quarter revenue by $40 million and operating ...

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