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JetBlue report higher earnings

JetBlue report higher earnings

Crowded planes resulted in better results for JetBlue in the third quarter ending Sept. 30.

   JetBlue said it had operating revenue of $765 million in the third quarter compared to $628 million a year earlier.

   The company earned $23 million in the third quarter, after losing about $500,000 in the year-earlier period.

   JetBlue also said that it was dropping service to Columbus, Ohio, and Nashville.