ampropilot2b
Posts: 133
Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2001 9:04 am

So...who Is On Top?

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:07 am

Alright, there is certainly a lot of instability in the indistry right now....seems like nothing but bad news for everyone but Southwest. So the question is, which airline or airlines will end the year with the strongest financial/competitive/Public Relations situations?

My Picks.....
Continental(Depending on Labor issues)
Southwest (duh)
Air Tran

Cya,

ampropilot2b@erau
 
User avatar
lindy field
Posts: 2946
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2001 1:52 pm

RE: So...who Is On Top?

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:10 am

Sir,

Very good choices you've made. Add JetBlue to the list, please. Their PR is very good at the moment, and perhaps they will make money.

As for the rest, it depends on whether they solve their labor issues. At the moment, it looks like United, Delta, and US Airways will get clobbered this year.
 
Guest

RE: Wishihadalife

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:24 am

Nah, I prefer bottom!!  Wink/being sarcastic

But seriously, I think it's Midwest Express. They seem to be doing very well!!! Or maybe if they're not "on top" this year, the future looks bright!!!

For me, though, ALOHA AIRLINES WILL ALWAYS AND FOREVER BE ON TOP!!!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Big grin Big grin Big grin Big grin

Aloha 737-200 (Obsessed with his airline!!)
 
caetravlr
Posts: 859
Joined: Mon Oct 16, 2000 8:19 am

RE: So...who Is On Top?

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:32 am

As far as the big 3, I believe that AA is on top at this moment. If Delta can get its labor issues settled, and it does not cost them too much, and then AA starts having growing pains with the TWA thing, then DL could be on top. However, I feel that it will be a while before UA is on top again, as much as I would like to see that.
A woman drove me to drink and I didn't have the decency to thank her. - W.C. Fields
 
Guest

RE: So...who Is On Top?

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:36 am

ROFLMAO!!!!!!  Wink/being sarcastic  Love

Aloha 737-200 (ummm)
 
Western737
Posts: 465
Joined: Fri May 12, 2000 5:45 am

RE: So...who Is On Top?

Fri Apr 20, 2001 11:45 am

I would say Southwest. They post huge profit of 121 million compare to 71 million last year especially with high cost of fuel, etc.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos