Aer Lingus said it will reduce its long-haul capacity by 15% for the 2008-09 winter season owing to "unprecedented" fuel costs, the weak US dollar and a slowing economy. The carrier conceded that based on current fuel prices and the uncertain economic outlook, it expects "at best" to break even for 2008. The reduction will include suspension of its five-times-weekly Dublin-Los Angeles service from Nov. 2. It also decided to take two A330s out of service in 2009 when it takes delivery of two ...

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