United Airlines Q3 net income $637 million
United Airlines reported third-quarter net income of $637 million, diluted earnings per share of $2.12, pre-tax earnings of approximately $1 billion and pre-tax margin of 9.9 percent.
Excluding special charges, United Airlines reported third-quarter net income of $669 million, diluted earnings per share of $2.22, pre-tax earnings of $1.0 billion and pre-tax margin of 10.4 percent.
United Airlines repurchased $556 million of its common shares in the third quarter, bringing the year-to-date share repurchases to $1.3 billion.
United Airlines delivered the best-ever third-quarter consolidated on-time departures in the history of the company, and employees earned $11 million in bonuses for operational performance. ■