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Old Oct 20, 08, 10:36 pm
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Originally Posted by FWAAA View Post
I disagree. It's time for AA to make some money. For the first nine months of 2008, AA has lost over a half billion dollars (excluding special items) and has produced negative cash from operations. I want AA to survive - actually thrive - so that my status and accumulated miles are worth something. With premium revenue tanking, now's not the time to drop any fees, IMO. YMMV.

The market dictates when it's time to drop these charges. Fuel surcharges are like housing prices and wage: they move up quickly but are sticky on the way down. My question is what's the problem with UA that it can't keep those fees!!
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