Chinese Airlines Hamstrung Despite Spiking Demand

Source: Travel News

Tomohiro Ohsumi  / Bloomberg

Pictured are China Southern Airlines aircraft. The decline of Chinese currency against the dollar and the threat of tariffs are eating into the profits of Chinese airlines. Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Chinese airlines were given the green light to raise fares, but their lack of permission to hedge fuel has adversely impacted their performance. All of Trump's tariff talk hasn't helped, either.

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Chinese Airlines Hamstrung Despite Spiking Demand