That's why we don't have rock bottom fares anymore! (PDX-LGA excepted). http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-...rofit-falls-less-than-estimated-on-fares.html United’s profit excluding some items was $109 million, or 30 cents a share, which beat the 11-cent average of 14 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. United, the world’s largest carrier after merging with Continental in 2010, and other airlines benefited from planes that flew more than 80 percent full, giving them more pricing power to increase fares. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/United-Continental-Holdings-prnewstmp-3835174857.html?x=0&.v=1&c=1 $265m in profit sharing for employees!