Define fuel hedging. Explain how it is helpful to the airline industry.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:59 am ad1c9bdddf
Fuel hedging is the practice, often employed by airline companies, of making advance purchases of fuel at a fixed price for future delivery to protect against the shock of anticipated rises in price.
The study of Carter, et. al (2003) investigated jet fuel hedging behavior of firms in the US airline industry during 1994-2000 to examine whether such hedging is a source ...
This solution looks at the usefulness of fuel hedging to the airline industry.
Explain how southwest airlines uses its fuel hedging. How does fuel hedging impact the airline industry.View Full Posting Details