Published at Saturday, April 06th, 2019 - 01:13:54 AM. Type of airline. By Adelle Jäger.
A second financial issue is that of hedging oil and fuel purchases which are usually second only to labor in its relative cost to the company. However with the current high fuel prices it has become the largest cost to an airline. Legacy airlines compared with new entrants have been hit harder by rising fuel prices partly due to the running of older less fuel efficient aircraft. 44 While hedging instruments can be expensive they can easily pay for themselves many times over in periods of increasing fuel costs such as in the 2000–2005 period.
Congress passed the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act (P.L. 107-42) in response to a severe liquidity crisis facing the already-troubled airline industry in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Through the ATSB Congress sought to provide cash infusions to carriers for both the cost of the four-day federal shutdown of the airlines and the incremental losses incurred through December 31 2001 as a result of the terrorist attacks. This resulted in the first government bailout of the 21st century. 43 Between 2000 and 2005 US airlines lost $30 billion with wage cuts of over $15 billion and 100 000 employees laid off. 44
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