A4A: U.S. Airlines 1H Profits Fall On Fuel, Infrastructure Challenges

Credit: Rob Finlayson
With jet fuel prices continuing to climb, profitability for U.S. commercial carriers declined in the first half of 2018, according to Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group Airlines for America (A4A).Pre-tax profit margins fell to 7.2% in 1H from 11.5% during the year-earlier period, as fuel expenses...

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