United Airlines 747. Courtesy, Boeing The good news continued Thursday for the US airline industry as United Continental Holdings (UCH), parent of merger partners United Airlines (UA) and Continental Airlines (CO), reported 2011 net income of $840 million. That was down 12% from a pro forma net profit of $955 million in 2010, but the impressive result is another sign that US airlines have been able to mostly offset steep rises in fuel costs with robust revenue performances and ...

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