Friday, October 22, 2010

United Airlines announces profit for 3rd quarter

New United CEO Jeff Smisek in front of a B737 in the new livery
Picture courtesy of United Airlines
During the 3rd quarter, and the last one as a standalone airline, United reports a $387 million profit. Continental's profit was $354 million. The results for both airlines were released by United Continental Holdings, the parent company created on Oct. 1 when the airlines closed their merger deal. Press release