Monday, December 22, 2014

UPDATE on earnings: US Airways' big profit, AMR loses

Today's airline industry second-quarter earnings reports start with US Airways, which had its second-highest quarterly profit since 2005, and American, which lost just a little, a big improvement compared with a year ago. Here is the preview of the industy's earnings season from today's Inquirer. Staffer Linda Loyd's story on US Airways is here. It includes mentions toward the end of earnings of AMR Corp. and AirTran's parent AirTran Holdings.

UPDATE on earnings: US Airways' big profit, AMR loses

Today's airline industry second-quarter earnings reports start with US Airways, which had its second-highest quarterly profit since 2005, and American, which lost just a little, a big improvement compared with a year ago. Here is the preview of the industy's earnings season from today's Inquirer. Staffer Linda Loyd's story on US Airways is here. It includes mentions toward the end of earnings of AMR Corp. and AirTran's parent AirTran Holdings.

In the first full story on the wires, here's a report on how AMR, American's parent., narrowed its loss.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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