Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 10, 2015
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Airline earnings are set to advance 10 percent to a record $36.3 billion in 2016, aided by cheap fuel and an expanding U.S. economy, the International Air Transport Association said after boosting its estimate for the current year by $3.7 billion.
Dear Sir or Madam: You are cordially invited to join about 38.1 million of your friends in the air during the holidays. Yep, that’s about how many passengers are expected to fly on U.S. airlines during the 17-day holiday period running from Dec. 18 through Jan. 3, an increase of more than 3 percent from last year.
The Super Bowl, brought to you by …. Turkish Airlines? Apparently, the carrier is in final negotiations with the National Football League about becoming a Super Bowl sponsor, although it is unclear how much of a role the foreign airline would have in the game.
Rich Thomaselli contributed to this report
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