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Old 06-04-2008, 11:32 AM   #21  
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I thought FedEx didn't hedge fuel. BTW, I love the picture of the DHL plane taking off in the background.
You're right, last I heard we do not hedge fuel.
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Old 06-04-2008, 01:52 PM   #22  
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Some other tips commercial airlines can learn from FedEx:

--Fly into out-of-the-way airports instead of major hubs like New York.

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OK JJ, pretend like I'm talking to you real slowly. Does this statement imply that FedEx doesn't fly into major hub cities, but instead flies into "out-of-the-way" airports to serve those large cities? Is this statement correct? Does SWA do this very thing at most major cities in the US? BTW, yes Ruthie is most likely a woman and yes I do believe that the article is very positive for FedEx and no, I have no idea why you would think I don't.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:16 PM   #23  
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In my opinion, the main "lesson" from this article was to charge what it actually costs and not which airports the airlines are flying in/out of, etc...
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