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How Does Tiny Cape Air Turn a Profit?

(Thanks, USA Today Blog…)

The Boston Globe has an interesting profile of Cape Air, which serves small cities in the northeast by flying 9-seater Cessnas.  The tiny carrier, which expects to earn a profit on its $70 million operation, has weathered the fuel storm because they have used aviation gas instead of jet fuel – aviation gas has always been expensive, and they didn’t face a huge spike in their fuel costs.  There’s plenty of detail in the article – it’s a good read…

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