Spirit Says Competition Is Hurting Profit Margins

Blaming in part the airline “industry’s willingness to trade lower fuel prices for lower fares,” Spirit Airlines estimates its fourth-quarter adjusted operating margin at 18-19%, slightly lower than it initially expected. Spirit reported that since late October, it had been seeing “compression in...

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