Foreign Airlines Prosper While U.S. Carriers Struggle While U.S. airlines are struggling with rising fuel costs and customer complaints, foreign airlines are doing quite well — some even very well. David Field, an editor with Airline Business Magazine, talks about why international airlines are prospering while American carriers aren't.
NPR logo

Foreign Airlines Prosper While U.S. Carriers Struggle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/91573884/91573847" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Foreign Airlines Prosper While U.S. Carriers Struggle

Foreign Airlines Prosper While U.S. Carriers Struggle

Foreign Airlines Prosper While U.S. Carriers Struggle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/91573884/91573847" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

While U.S. airlines are struggling with rising fuel costs and customer complaints, foreign airlines are doing quite well — some even very well.

Co-host Steve Inskeep talks to David Field, an editor with Airline Business Magazine, about why international airlines are prospering while American carriers aren't.