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United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand

October 18,2018 01:15

Airlines are cashing in on high-paying business travel, adding premium seats and drawing more revenue from the front of their planes as fuel costs rise. Jet-fuel prices have risen 40% in the past year, putting pressure on carriers to extract more ...and more »


Airlines are cashing in on high-paying business travel, adding premium seats and drawing more revenue from the front of their planes as fuel costs rise.
Jet-fuel prices have risen 40% in the past year, putting pressure on carriers to extract more revenue per seat to cover rising costs. Big U.S. and Canadian carriers have raised fees for luggage and reservation changes in recent months.
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