Airline Profits Soar

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Summer travel season is in full swing. Good news for the airlines. For us? It generally means long lines at the airport, extended stays on the tarmac, and figuring out the best way to origami ourselves into ever-smaller airplane seats. But while passengers complain, U.S. airlines are reporting record profits.

Credits

Guest:
Seth Kaplan - aviation journalist

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott