Southwest executive calls the shots on fuel hedging
Chris Monroe, the assistant treasurer at Southwest Airlines, makes the decisions on hedging fuel for the carrier. "We don't know where the price of crude is going to be," said Monroe. "I think we have to be generally bullish just because we're trying to protect against an increase ... So we have a little bit of a bias that prices may go higher." CNBC
US Airways reports higher traffic, capacity for April
US Airways reported an increase in unit revenue of 9% in April in its monthly operating statement. Passenger traffic rose 2.1% for April, as the carrier boosted capacity 1.6% for the month. The load factor for US Airways also increased to 83% for April. Reuters
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Employers hope flex time enables workers to labor longer
Flexible work schedules have become more common in the past seven years as employers have pushed workers to take on more responsibilities, according to a report by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Families and Work Institute. "Most of the gains [in flex time] allow employees to work longer hours or adjust those hours to care for their personal and family responsibilities while getting their work done," says Ellen Galinsky, a co-author of the report. The Kansas City Star (Mo.)
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