SLIDING PROFIT: JetBlue Airways Corp. said Wednesday that its third-quarter net income fell 41 percent as higher costs for fuel and maintenance offset higher revenue from fares and fees.
BY THE NUMBERS: The New York airline earned $35 million, or 11 cents per share, compared with $59 million, or 18 cents per share, a year ago. Revenue rose 16 percent to about $1.2 billion.
GOOD AND BAD: JetBlue's average fare rose about 9 percent. But its fuel costs jumped 56 percent and maintenance costs rose 35 percent. Overall expenses rose 22 percent.