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Description: Delta Air Lines Inc., American Airlines and other large U.S. carriers may be poised to boost fares with fuel surcharges as crude oil moves closer to $100 a barrel.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 12/22/2010

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-22/higher-u-s-airfares-loom-as-crude-climbs-toward-100-a-barrel.html

Questions for discussion:

  • How else can airlines deal with rising fuel costs?
  • How are customers likely to respond to price increases?

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