Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Airlines' 1Q results battered by fuel costs

As expected, the major airlines' first quarter financial results were assaulted by high fuel costs. A traffic slowdown across the Pacific because of Japan's disaster also contributed to less-than-stellar results. Here is a roundup of results from United-Continental Holidings, Southwest and American (reported yesterday). Read all about it here ....

Airlines' 1Q results battered by fuel costs

As expected, the major airlines' first quarter financial results were assaulted by high fuel costs. A traffic slowdown across the Pacific because of Japan's disaster also contributed to less-than-stellar results. Here is a roundup of results from United-Continental Holidings, Southwest and American (reported yesterday). Read all about it here ....

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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