Also Anticipates Big Q3 Loss For Struggling Carrier
It seems little is going United Airlines' way lately. From a
global economic slump to
enraged pilots, from high oil prices to high
tempers among its sacrificial cash cows --
er, passengers -- one would assume the
Chicago-based carrier is destined for good news of some
kind, soon... right?
Will Roll Remaining Fuel Surcharges Into Published
It's not a complete withdrawal from the horrendous added fees
now common on most North American airlines... but it's a definite
step in the right direction. Air Canada announced Thursday that in
response to decreasing fuel prices the airline is eliminating all
second checked-bag charges implemented this spring.
As many airline industry-watchers are aware, a sizable chunk of
the roughly $150 billion dollars in AIG assets expected to go on
the block soon is International Lease Finance Corp, the 2,000-lb
gorilla among aircraft leasing companies.