Hawaiian Airlines reported net income of $11.3 million, or 21 cents per share, for the second quarter, more than double its profit of $3.9 million, or 7 cents per share, for the same quarter last year. "On our international routes we are seeing the strengthening of the dollar undermine some of the excellent results we have had in the last couple of years but this portion of our business remains the core focus of our expansion plans," Hawaiian President and CEO Mark Dunkerley said.
Delta Air Lines reported net income of $685 million, or 80 cents per share, in the second quarter, compared to a loss of $168 million in the same quarter last year. Delta reduced fuel costs for the quarter as traffic rose 0.5%.
US Airways reported net income of $287 million, or $1.40 a share, for the second quarter as the carrier prepares to merge with American Airlines. The carrier posted net income of $306 million, or $1.54 a share, a year earlier.
United Continental Holdings completed the move of its headquarters to the Willis Tower in downtown Chicago. United occupies 25% of the building, which used to be called the Sears Tower. "We started seeing all the benefits of being downtown when we were at 77 W. Wacker but, unfortunately, that building wasn’t big enough for our entire operation," said Kate Gebo, United's vice president of corporate real estate.
Boeing reported earnings of $1.67 per share for the second quarter, surpassing analysts' predictions of earnings of $1.58 per share. The aircraft manufacturer's results for the quarter received a boost from a 15% increase in commercial aircraft revenue.