Articles tagged “fuel prices”

Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

Esha Dey, Bloomberg

Fuel prices have taken airlines for a ride, and it looks like the roller coaster will continue. Carriers should plan for the worst and hope for the best.

1 year ago

United Airlines Capitalizes on Robust Demand Amid Falling Fuel Prices

United Airlines Capitalizes on Robust Demand Amid Falling Fuel Prices

Brian Sumers, Skift

Two months ago, airlines were panicked about the price of fuel. But fuel is now cheaper than it was before the run-up, and business is booming. It seems like it's a good time again to be an airline executive.

1 year ago

Record Profits Can’t Stop Qantas Investors Fretting About Rising Fuel Prices

Record Profits Can’t Stop Qantas Investors Fretting About Rising Fuel Prices

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Announcing record profit should please investors, right? Well, yes, but they've always got an eye on the future, and with fuel prices rising, times are going to get tougher for airlines like Qantas.

1 year ago

American Airlines Jettisons Another Loss-Making China Route

American Airlines Jettisons Another Loss-Making China Route

Mary Schlangenstein , Bloomberg

American Airlines needs to shake things up as its performance suffers. Getting rid of routes considered “colossal loss makers” seems like an obvious move.

1 year ago

U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

Brian Sumers, Skift

U.S. airlines got a little fat and happy when fuel prices were at historically low levels. Passengers loved it too, because prices on competitive routes came down. But that's ending now, and travelers should get used to the new normal.

1 year ago

Airports Race to Renovate Before Oil Prices Climb

Airports Race to Renovate Before Oil Prices Climb

Jeremy Hill, Bloomberg

Let's include "rising oil prices" on the list of reasons the LaGuardia renovation of our dreams will hit snags.

2 years ago

U.S. Airline Investors Anxious About Fuel Costs and Shrinking Margins

U.S. Airline Investors Anxious About Fuel Costs and Shrinking Margins

Esha Dey, Bloomberg

Emirates may be able to find the silver lining on high fuel costs, which encouraged a broader economic recovery in the Gulf region, but most airlines aren't so lucky.

2 years ago

Norwegian Is Taking a Big Risk Betting on a Fuel Price Drop

Norwegian Is Taking a Big Risk Betting on a Fuel Price Drop

Benjamin Katz and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Airlines usually like the certainty that hedging brings. If prices go up, then Norwegian could be in a lot of trouble.

2 years ago