Month: June 2010

Global Airline Profitability On The Horizon

Surging passenger and freight demand is propelling a dramatic improvement in the
financial outlook for the global airline industry. Asian and U.S. carriers are
leading the turnaround, and even Europe’s economic and volcano woes should not
be enough to derail a return to profitability this year.

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Airline Revenues to Take Off in 2010

The recovery in the global
economy is expected to benefit the airline industry with unit revenues slated
to rise in the second quarter of 2010. Rising fares, an improvement
in international traffic and an overall recovery is expected to drive this
growth. Last year’s economic downturn and the preceding year’s steep oil prices
had adversely affected the airline industry. We believe that this news will
have a positive impact on share price movements of airline companies in the
near future.

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