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Report Details How North American Transportation Companies Are Navigating Through Higher Fuel Costs Apr 12 Product Image

Report Details How North American Transportation Companies Are Navigating Through Higher Fuel Costs Apr 12

  • ID: 2164827
  • April 2012
  • Region: North America, United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 407 International Inc.
  • ATA Airlines Inc.
  • Conrail Inc.
  • Gainey Corp.
  • Midway Airlines Corp.
  • Southwest Airlines Co.
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Abstract
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) April 20, 2012--The overall credit quality of North American transportation companies has changed little in the past three months, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in its industry report card, titled "North American Transportation Companies Navigate Through Higher Fuel Costs," published yesterday on RatingsDirect. Operating conditions remain mildly positive as the U.S. economy maintains its pace of gradual expansion. Standard & Poor's maintains a stable outlook for the industry, but high oil prices pose a risk, particularly for selected sectors such as airlines. "We anticipate that revenues will continue to increase, but that higher fuel costs will partly--or in some cases, more than--offset growth," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Philip Baggaley. "For example, airlines...

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- American Airlines Group Inc.
- Alaska Airlines Inc.
- AMERCO
- American Airlines Inc.
- Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.
- Burlington Northern Inc.
- BNSF Railway Co.
- CSX Corp.
- Canadian National Railway Co.
- Canadian Pacific Ltd.
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co.
- Chicago & North Western Railway Co.
- Con-way Inc.
- United Airlines Inc.
- Delta Air Lines Inc.
- Federal Express Corp.
- Florida East Coast Railway Corp.
- Hertz Corp.
- Hocking Valley Railway Co.
- Illinois Central Railroad Co.
- Kansas City Southern
- Kansas City Southern Railway Co.
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.
- Midland Enterprises Inc.
- Missouri Pacific Railroad Co.
- Norfolk & Western Railway Co.
- Northern Pacific Railway Co.
- Northwest Airlines Inc.
- Ryder System Inc.
- Seaboard Systems Railroad Inc.
- Southern Pacific Transportation Co.
- Southern Railway Co.
- Southwest Airlines Co.
- Trans World Airlines Inc.
- Union Pacific Corp.
- Union Pacific Railroad Co.
- Union Tank Car Co.
- United Air Lines Inc.
- United Parcel Service of America Inc.
- US Airways Inc.
- Yellow Corp.
- Menlo Worldwide Forwarding Inc.
- Greyhound Lines Inc.
- US Airways Group Inc.
- American Commercial Lines Inc.
- Air Canada
- Alaska Air Group Inc.
- Southern Pacific Rail Corp.
- Arkansas Best Corp.
- America West Holdings Corp.
- Airborne Express Inc.
- Matson Navigation Co. Inc.
- Norfolk Southern Corp.
- CSX Transportation Inc.
- Xtra Corp.
- Sea-Land Service Inc.
- Consolidated Rail Corp.
- XTRA Inc.
- Circle International Group Inc.
- United Continental Holdings Inc.
- National Railroad Passenger Corp. (AMTRAK)
- Santa Fe Pacific Corp.
- Kirby Corp.
- Rollins Truck Leasing Corp.
- Norfolk Southern Railway Co.
- Laidlaw International Inc.
- Evergreen International Aviation Inc.
- J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
- Enterprise Holdings Inc.
- Cendant Corp.
- International Shipholding Corp.
- USF Corporation
- Yellow Freight System Inc.
- Trism Inc.
- Triton Container International Ltd.
- Alexander & Baldwin Inc.
- ERAC USA Finance LLC
- Wisconsin Central Transportation Corp.
- Triton Container Investments LLC
- Conrail Inc.
- Northwest Airlines Corp.
- Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC
- ATA Holdings Corp.
- ATA Airlines Inc.
- Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
- AirTran Holdings Inc.
- Caliber System Inc.
- Nav Canada
- Atlantic Express Transportation Corp.
- Coach USA Inc.
- FLYi Inc.
- Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission
- Kitty Hawk, Inc.
- First Wave Marine Inc.
- FedEx Corp.
- Canadian Airlines Corp.
- America West Airlines Inc.
- Fine Air Services Corp.
- Quality Distribution Inc.
- Budget Group Inc.
- American Commercial Lines LLC
- Tower Air Inc.
- Midway Airlines Corp.
- Pacer International Inc.
- Avis Group Holdings Inc.
- 407 International Inc.
- Worldwide Flight Services Inc.
- North American Van Lines Inc.
- Societe de Transport de Montreal
- RailAmerica Inc.
- United Parcel Service Inc.
- ANC Rental Corp.
- Edmonton Regional Airports Authority
- CP Ships Ltd.
- Greater Toronto Airports Authority
- Aeroports de Montreal
- Airborne Inc.
- Roadway LLC
- Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport Authority
- Blue Water Bridge Canada
- Kenan Advantage Group Inc.
- Horizon Lines LLC
- JetBlue Airways Corp.
- YRC Worldwide Inc.
- British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
- Transport Industries Holdings L.P.
- Horizon Lines Holding Corp.
- Avis Budget Car Rental LLC
- Piedmont Hawthorne Holdings Inc.
- ACE Aviation Holdings Inc.
- Trailer Bridge Inc.
- Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc.
- Ozburn-Hessey Holding Co. LLC
- Horizon Lines Inc.
- Gainey Corp.
- Halifax International Airport Authority
- Atlantic Marine Holding Co.
- JHT Holdings Inc.
- Avis Budget Group Inc.
- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc.
- JHCI Acquisition Inc.
- Versacold International Corp.
- Halifax Port Authority
- US Xpress Enterprises Inc.
- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
- Landmark FBO LLC
- Hertz Global Holdings Inc.
- Global Aviation Holdings Inc.
- United Maritime Group LLC
- Marquette Transportation Co. Holdings LLC
- RTL-Westcan Ltd. Partnership
- Western Express Inc.
- Allegiant Travel Co.
- Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
- Aviation Sales Co.
- Strait Crossing Development Inc. (SCDI)
- Vancouver Airport Authority
- Overnite Corp

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