Despite Airline Industry's Woes, Most Airport Credits Still Garner Insurance
- Hawaii Airport System to Sell $422M in Refunding Revenue Bonds. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;04/26/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31126, p3
Reports the sale of refunding revenue bonds by the Hawaii Airport System. Estimates of a net present value savings for the restructuring of airport system; Expectations for the credit ratings; Efforts to mititage the impact of declining revenues from duty-free landing.
- Los Angeles replies to DOT call for refund by increasing fees. Page, Paul // Traffic World;7/17/95, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p25
Reports on the objections of air carriers against the move to raise fees at Los Angeles International Airport inspite of a federal government's ruling that part of an earlier fee increase was invalid. Remarks of air carriers groups' leaders; Details of the Department of Transportation decision;...
- Senate bid to raise airport funds sets off noise alarms from airlines. Page, Paul; Barnes, David // Traffic World;8/14/95, Vol. 243 Issue 7, p35
Reports on concerns expressed by airlines in the United States over a proposal in the US Senate that seeks to shore up airport finances. Implications of proposal for the agreement in the 1990 Airport Noise and Capacity Act; Attempt by airports to boost funding for the Airport Improvement Program.
- Buyers take flight to airports straddling junk, high grades. Albano, Christine; Karchmer, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;08/24/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30711, p1
Reports on the boost given to tax-exempt airport bonds by the improving financial state of airlines in the United States. Ratings of airport credits; High-yield alternative to junk paper offered in the sector; Exposure of management firms in the sector; Airlines slated to issue bonds.
- Cleaning up after Charleroi. // Interavia Business & Technology;Spring2005, Issue 679, p26
Reports on the European Commission's publication of a draft set of guidelines on financing of airports and start-up aid to airlines departing from regional airports.
- Analysis: Airports Recovering, But Carrier Woes a Concern. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;9/11/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31717, p33
Reports on credit risks presented by the U.S. airline industry and evolving security costs even two years after terrorist attacks that took place in the U.S. on September 11, 2003. Recovery of U.S. airport finances; U.S. airlines that went bankrupt due to these attacks; Financial grants for...
- S&P: Airline Credits Not Hurt by Blasts. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/8/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32170, p44
Reports that the apparent terrorist attacks on the London transit system in England on July 7, 2005 are not likely to lead to any credit rating downgrades for United States airlines.
- Ailing Airline Industry Hit With Round of Rating Downgrades. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;7/1/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31419, p4
Reports the corporate credit rating of ailing airline industry in the U.S. Need to accumulate debt and leases to fund losses, debt payments and capital expenditures; Credit rating of airlines; Selling of municipal debt through conduit issuers.
- Pennsylvania Airport Agency Lowered By S&P, Put on Negative Credit Watch. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;5/6/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31878, p36
Reports on the decision of Standard & Poor's to downgrade its rating on the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Airport Authority while placing the outstanding debt on CreditWatch Negative. Effect of the one-notch downgrade on outstanding general airport revenue bonds; Continued deterioration in the...