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2009-09-01 12:54:54

Republic Airways Holding's bid to rebuild two U.S. airlines simultaneously could be a flight into a headwind, industry analyst Vaughn Cordle said. All Southwest has to do is lower their fares 3 percent in those markets, said Cordle, an analyst AirlineForecasts, referring to routes in which the airlines go head-to-head. If Midwest and Frontier match those prices, they're already losing money when they can't afford to. Their balance sheet is relatively weak compared to Southwest, he said, the...

2009-01-12 14:29:07

Earnings at U.S. airlines could take off this year as the price of fuel has plummeted from the record price set last summer, an industry analyst said. Vaughn Cordle, chief executive officer of AirlineForecasts LLC said earnings could hit $3.5 billion this year after losing $4.5 billion in 2008, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. The key to the airlines' earning potential is the price of fuel. The nine largest U.S. carriers could spend $20.4 billion less on fuel this year compared with 2008...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin