Forecasting Continued Trouble, Moody's Downgrades Debt of Three Airlines

Carvlin, Elizabeth
December 2001
Bond Buyer;12/27/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31292, p34
Trade Publication
Reports on downgrade in debt of three U.S.-based airline companies by the rating agency Moody's Investors Service Inc. Impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on downgrade in debt; Names of the airlines; Factors responsible for rebuilding revenue bases for airlines companies.


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