Column: Weaker economy, soaring fuel continue to pressure carriers

The slowing economy and soaring fuel prices will continue to put pressure on airlines, the Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney writes. The Air Transport Association predicts profits of up to $4.5 billion in 2008. Meanwhile, he notes that airlines may introduce changes to their frequent-flier programs in 2008, and he predicts that "business class" international flights will continue to expand.

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