Business Report 4/27/15: Airline profits for winter quarter - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Business Report 4/27/15: Airline profits for winter quarter

Howard Dicus weighs in on the airline profits for the winter quarter due to jet fuel cost reduction.

American $932 million, double year-ago, citing $1 billion in fuel savings, a 43% decline in its fuel bills.

Delta $746 million, triple last year.

United $508 million, even with $74 million in special charges. Last year it lost $609 million.

Southwest $453 million, triple last year.

Alaska Air $149 million, compared top $94 million a year ago.

Hawaiian $26 million, after losing $5 million the year before.

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