United Airlines posted an $818 million net profit for the second quarter of 2017, a 39.1% increase over the Chicago-based airline’s $588 million net income in 2Q 2016. The airline took a devastating public relations hit at the beginning of the second quarter when passenger David Dao was violently dragged off a United Express flight after being involuntarily bumped from his seat April 9. Over the quarter, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized publicly and repeatedly atoned for the ...

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