WorldTraveler said:you clearly don't understand the word "proprietary"
It is DL's internal information - you won't find it a link to it.
DL has chosen to release it.
WorldTraveler said:DL's earnings transcripts are available at Seeking Alpha.
WorldTraveler said:DOT regional profitability is regularly cited in Aviation Week, which is a subscription site.
just because I read and know where to find data doesn't mean that it doesn't exist because you can't find it.
WorldTraveler said:I know where the data is.
because you don't read it doesn't make it any less real.
So the 25% margin statistic first was somewhere in AWST, then we were called lazy, but now it's disclosed that it's an internal stat that only DL employees are privvy to?...WorldTraveler said:it is a REAL statistic... it just happens to be an in-house metric which DL has happened to share with non-mgmt. types, including the pilots.
WorldTraveler said:it is convenient to argue the point when the numbers don't suit your story.