Billion Dollar Route: British Airways Earns $1.2 Billion a Year Just Flying New York – London

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  1. AA and BA are in a revenue-sharing joint venture. So what BA gets from it indicates something about what AA gets from it.

  2. @Gary – “earns”? You lambast AA for not earning profits from flying; instead from sale of AAdvantage miles. So you know that “earns” is akin to “profits” – even “gross profits”. But you use it in your headline anyway, knowing it is wrong.

  3. Using “earns” is not (technically) incorrect. However, it should be specified whether it’s earned revenue or earned income.

  4. DIA was a mess when it was built…Denver has been saddled with a bad airport that’s far from town. Oh, Stapleton, where are you…

  5. “In California 20% of the state’s lawmakers were misidentified as criminals by facial recognition software.”.
    Since about 90% of Commiefornia’s “lawmakers” are demorats, the software MISSED 70% of the criminals….

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