Fitch Expects Modest Improvement in Sector

Sanchez, Humberto
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/24/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32304, p5
Trade Publication
The article summarizes the performance forecasts by Fitch Ratings for airports in the United States in 2006. Fitch predicted an improvement in airport finances. The plan of low-cost carriers to add capacity in domestic markets and the plan of larger-network carriers to reduce capacity will have some effect on individual airports. Airport operators will continue to use different financing instruments to meet infrastructure needs.


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