US airlines more than doubled their collective net profit for the first half of 2015 to approximately $8.7 billion, according to Airlines for America (A4A). The collective six-month net income, which includes earnings results from 10 publicly traded mainline US passenger airlines, was a significant improvement over a net profit of $3.9 billion recorded by the carriers in the first half of 2014. A4A said the 10 airlines (Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ...

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