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Higher Fares and More Fees Mean a Stronger Bottom Line for U.S. Airlines

July 23, 2014

Higher Fares and More Fees Mean a Stronger Bottom Line for U.S. Airlines

From the development of new aircraft to the recent tragedies of Malaysian Airlines flights MH370 and MH17, commercial air travel continues to play a prominent role in today’s news. In this edition of Update-1, National Press Club broadcast committee member Adam Konowe interviews Edward Russell, an air transport reporter for FlightGlobal, which provides news and statistics to the aviation industry. They discuss the financial health of the airline industry, ticket and fee pricing, news from the recent biennial Farnborough International Air Show, as well as MH370 and MH17.

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