Among other U.S. carriers in the latest quarter, American Airlines parent AMR Corp. posted a $317 million profit last week, Delta Air Lines Inc. earned $1.77 billion or $274 million excluding bankruptcy-related items, Southwest Airlines Co. netted $278 million and Continental Airlines Inc. earned $228 million.
Ranked by Q2 earnings
1) AA: $317
2) WN: $278
3) DL: $274 ($1.77 Billion before bankruptcy costs)
3) UA: $274 (But added $895 million to the cash balance, now at $5.1 Billion)
5) CO: $228
Yet to report: