Fear of further plunges makes airlines reluctant to hedge, say dealers
US Airways policy of not hedging jet fuel will now extend to American Airlines, says chief executive
US Airways, which has stood out from the rest of the airline industry in recent years because of its refusal to hedge fuel costs, wants to hire someone to run a fuel hedging programme. The airline d...
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
More American airlines articles
WTI-Brent spread volatility disrupts hedging programmes
Preliminary opinion of advocate-general says that US and Asian airlines cannot opt out of EU emissions trading next year
Airlines with fleets of unencumbered aircraft are starting to use them instead of cash as collateral required for large margin calls in derivatives trades, such as fuel hedges.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.