American Airlines On Thursday, it reported a profit of $ 169 million in the third quarter, thanks to more than $ 990 million in federal salary support.
Revenues totaled $ 8.97 billion this quarter, down about 25% from the same period in 2019, but up from $ 3.17 billion brought by Americans a year ago. This exceeded analysts’ expectations of $ 8.94 billion. Without temporary items like government salary support, Americans would have lost 99 cents per share, below what analysts expected to lose $ 1.04 per share.
“I don’t like to report losses, but this was the smallest quarterly loss since the pandemic began,” US CEO Doug Parker and career president Robert Isom wrote in a note to employees. wrote.
In late-night trading, US stock prices rose 1.2%.
American expects revenues to fall by about 20% in the fourth quarter from 2019, when it generated $ 11.3 billion in revenue. It also states that capacity will be reduced by 11% to 13% compared to two years ago.
Fort Worth, Texas-based airlines forecast pre-tax margins (excluding special items) to be between -16% and -18% in the fourth quarter.
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