AirTran SWOT Analysis: Strong net profit in 2Q2009 and well-positioned to ride out the storm

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AirTran Airways reported a strong net profit of USD78.4 million in 2Q2009 (reversing a net loss of USD14.8 million in the previous corresponding period), as it benefited from a combination of lower fuel prices, its decision to reduce capacity and its low cost structure, in what was otherwise a challenging and uncertain operating environment.

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