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United Air Sees Profit on Horizon Despite Renewed Virus Fear

  • Carrier sees pandemic-era losses ending as travel rebounds
  • ‘We’re exiting the tunnel,’ CEO Kirby says on earnings call
    
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United Airlines Holdings Inc. is confident that a domestic travel resurgence will continue despite rising coronavirus infections, leading the carrier to forecast profits for the rest of this year

“We don’t just see the light at the end of the tunnel, we’re exiting the tunnel,” Chief Executive Officer Scott Kirby said on an earnings call Wednesday, citing robust demand.