Canada’s WestJet overcame rising fuel prices and other headwinds to post a third-quarter (3Q) net profit of C$45.9 million ($35 million), down 66.3% from the C$135.9 million reported in the year-ago quarter. The Calgary-based LCC has faced “downward pressure from the dramatic increases in fuel price and competitive capacity, along with the lingering impact of the threat of industrial action,” CEO Ed Sims said. The airline’s fuel costs rose 44.2% year-over-year ...

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