Speaking of Southwest, anyone see this? I'm sure they have the cash to buy the new 737s, but it's kind of surprising that their profits are down.
7/19 Reuters - Southwest Airlines profits fall 8 percent
"Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV - news), the No. 7 U.S. carrier, said on
Thursday that its second-quarter profits fell about 8 percent but it
remained profitable amid turbulent industry conditions.Southwest, known for
its inexpensive fares, said it stayed in the black thanks to a ``recession
resistant'' low-fare business strategy. The company said it expects lower
earnings again in the third quarter but it still sees itself ``solidly