This Week on BNET (Jan 12 – 16)

Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, BNET, Continental, DCA - Washington/National, Delta, Fuel, Horizon, LGA - New York/La Guardia, Mesa Airlines, Southwest

Airlines Successfully Test Biofuels in Droves
Air New Zealand and Continental have both recently tested jatropha on actual flights, and the results have been extremely promising.

Alaska and Horizon Says December Storms to Cost Up to $13 Million
Those December storms that hit the Pacific Northwest are hitting the bottom lines of Alaska and Horizon. This one hurts.

Former Southwest Spokesman Ed Stewart Joins Delta
Ed Stewart thought he was done with this industry, but nope. He’s baaack. And he’s going to try to help Delta’s PR efforts.

Will Airlines Like the Disappearance of the Perimeter Rule in Washington?
With McCain trying to remove the perimeter rule, which airlines are likely to want it and which ones won’t?

Will Airlines Like the Disappearance of the Perimeter Rule in New York?
Yesterday we talked about Washington, but today, it’s New York. Which airlines should love and which airlines should have the perimeter at LaGuardia?

Mesa Reports a Delayed Loss for Its Fiscal Fourth Quarter
Mesa released it’s long-delayed fourth quarter earnings and it ended in a loss. What’s worse, there are a lot of potential pitfalls for the carrier going forward.

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