[QODLink]
Americas
US airline takes bold flight into oil sector
Delta Air Lines purchases defunct oil refinery in Pennsylvania in move to slash soaring fuel costs.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 23:33

US air travel company Delta Air Lines is now in the oil business.

The company has bought, and will re-open, an oil refinery near Philadelphia, in the US state of Pennsylvania, in an effort to cut its massive annual fuel bills.

The local community will be going back to work, but the airline itself faces many challenges ahead..

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Linwood, Pennsylvania.

64

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Featured
Long-standing dispute over Christian use of the word 'Allah' raises concerns about a very un-Merry Christmas.
The threat posed by ISIL has prompted thousands of young Kurds to join the PKK.
Baja California - with its own grim history of disappeared people - finds a voice in the fight against violence.
Russian feminist rockers fight system holding 700,000 - the world's largest per capita prison population after the US.
Weeks of growing protests against Muslims continue in Dresden with 15,000 hitting the streets last Monday.