Low fuel prices driving airline profitability

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For all of airline executives’ assurances that sustained, strong profitability is possible without low fuel prices, the main factor driving airline profitability in the first half of 2016—particularly in the US—was the drop in oil costs. Low fuel prices continue to provide a cushion against a slow...

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