Saturday , August 18 2018

Aviation

US airlines drop as Southwest forecast spurs fare anxiety

Bloomberg US airlines tumbled after Southwest Airlines Co. cut its forecast for an industry revenue benchmark, citing stepped-up competition and a surprise drop in travel demand. The weaker outlook is spurring investor fears that United Continental Holdings Inc.’s expansion plan will rekindle fare wars that have plagued the industry off ...

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Airbus considering A330neo cargo model targeting Amazon

Bloomberg Airbus SE is considering building a freighter version of its slow-selling A330neo wide-body, spurred by requests from potential customers Amazon.com Inc and United Parcel Service (UPS) Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. The interest from Amazon and UPS could rekindle a competition between Airbus and Boeing Co. ...

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