June 2008

California Airports

Visalia Airport – Pursuing Airline Service

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Visalia airport could offer flights to Ontario
The Visalia (CA) Times-Delta

 

Visalia Municipal Airport might soon offer passenger flights to and from Ontario International Airport in Southern California – greatly enhancing air options for Visalia-area travelers.

Aviation Interest

U.S. Airlines Go After Oil Speculators – Finally, Someone Has

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Airlines to call for U.S. curb on oil speculators
By John Crawley
Reuters

WASHINGTON – U.S. airlines, battered by skyrocketing fuel prices, will on Tuesday call for urgent congressional action to stem what they believe is excessive speculative trading in oil markets. The focus on commodities trading is the industry’s strongest appeal to the government to address global prices, which have nearly doubled this year and have decimated industry balance sheets. Carriers are burning through cash reserves to stay aloft.

Aviation Interest

U.S. Airlines Go After Oil Speculators – Finally, Someone Has

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Airlines to call for U.S. curb on oil speculators
By John Crawley
Reuters

WASHINGTON – U.S. airlines, battered by skyrocketing fuel prices, will on Tuesday call for urgent congressional action to stem what they believe is excessive speculative trading in oil markets. The focus on commodities trading is the industry’s strongest appeal to the government to address global prices, which have nearly doubled this year and have decimated industry balance sheets. Carriers are burning through cash reserves to stay aloft.