Airlines May Pocket $1.3 Billion Fare Boost From Shutdown

Airlines May Pocket $1.3 Billion Fare Boost From Shutdown

Delta Airlines employee Beth Schuveiller helps a traveler at a Delta ticket counter at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. U.S. carriers may pocket $1.3 billion from fare hikes tied to the partial shutdown of the FAA if congress doesn’t restore its tax-collecting powers until September. Photo: Mike Fuentes/Bloomberg