Low volatility and industry consolidation reduce need to hedge
Delta Air Lines sees fewer counterparties for bilateral trades
A push to eliminate fuel subsidies across much of Africa, the Middle East and Asia is raising interest in the use of commodity hedging by governments as a way of containing social unrest. But it rem...
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Austrian Airlines risk manager argues fuel hedging delays firms' adaptation to higher costs and should be avoided
Africa leads the trend towards fuel subsidies removal
Kwame Okyere-Mensuo, technical adviser at Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, talks about the country’s pioneering import hedging programme, as well as the hedging of output from ...
Air China will seek simpler hedging strategies when its current contracts expire. Meanwhile, other airlines in Asia are taking differing approaches to hedging, with some risking big profit losses by...
Israel’s national airline tightens up on the way it hedges jet fuel risk and currency movements
The price volatility seen in energy markets in recent years has had a big impact on the bottom line of many airlines, both in the form of higher prices as well as hedging losses. Pauline McCallion s...
The debate over derivatives regulation could provide momentum for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to impose position limits on energy trading proposed in January.
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.
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