Oil breaks new price barriers
Crude oil rose to a record above $135 a barrel in New York after U.S. stockpiles unexpectedly dropped and a report said the IEA may lower supply forecasts.
The price will be likely to drop from time to time, but all the evidence is that we are now an a systematically constrained supply situation. This changes the market from primarily a buyers market to a sellers market.
Demand, therefore, does get reduced. The system everyone is going for at the moment is that where the weaker members of society suffer.
After a few more airlines have gone bust I don't think we will see any arguments about expansion of airports.20th May Willie Walsh, British Airways’ CEO, has told journalists that he expects a string of bankruptcies and mergers in the commercial airline industry to make headlines this year.