American Airlines Reports ‘Highest-Ever’ Quarterly Profit

Credit: American Airlines

American Airlines’ unit revenues fell systemwide by more than 8% in the second quarter compared with 2014, but a 37% drop in fuel prices contributed to the carrier’s record $1.9 billion net profit. “This is the highest-ever earnings in American’s history,” CEO Doug Parker told analysts during...

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