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by douwd20
Fri May 13, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..
Replies: 63
Views: 15298

RE: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..

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by douwd20
Fri May 13, 2005 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..
Replies: 63
Views: 15298

RE: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..

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by douwd20
Fri May 13, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..
Replies: 63
Views: 15298

RE: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..

Quoting Padcrasher (Reply 48): Southwest actually did raise their fares in April and wound up with a 7% load factor drop. Indeed Southwest did raise their fares but so what? My point is they have more control over the price of their product than most, if not all, the other airlines. They don't have ...

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by douwd20
Fri May 13, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..
Replies: 63
Views: 15298

RE: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..

Quoting ATAV2pls10 Not true. Southwest was almost completely hedged for Q1 2005 at approximately $26 per barrel. Given a general average of today's market oil prices at $49 per barrel, they would have paid approximately 88% more, or $245.2 million more, for oil in Q1, easily erasing their $76 millio...

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by douwd20
Fri May 13, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..
Replies: 63
Views: 15298

RE: United Airlines To Return 14 Aircraft Back ..

Quoting Quickmover: Even the LCCs are challenged and if <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> didn't have hedges in place for fuel, they would be losing money right now too. I can guarantee that even if Southwest didn't hedge their fuel they would be making money. They've been doing...

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