Sunday, March 1, 2015

US Airways posts 1Q loss on higher fuel costs

Airline earnings for the January-March quarter are pouring in this morning, and a pattern, set last week when the first carriers reported, has developed.

US Airways posts 1Q loss on higher fuel costs

Airline earnings for the January-March quarter are pouring in this morning, and a pattern, set last week when the first carriers reported, has developed.

 PHL's  biggest player, US Airways, had a loss that it blamed mostly on higher fuel costs, despite its improved service. Delta also reported a loss today, and from last week a report we had not posted here yet, United Continental Holdings also reported its share of red ink.

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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