English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: Airlines cut flights, routes

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 26

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. What's causing the increase in the price of jet fuel?
  Airline cutbacks
  Rising oil prices
  The reduction in the number of flights

2. When will most of these cuts take effect?
  In the fall

3. Airlines want to eliminate:
  all routes in Montana and Pennsylvania.
  routes that aren't profitable.
  many international routes.

4. Which one of the following is NOT true?
  Routes are being cut because no one wants to fly from these cities.
  This decision will eliminate overcrowding.
  Tickets for the summer flying season were sold before these changes.

5. Apart from passengers, who else will suffer from the cuts?
  The Regional Airline Association
  Any business that relies on cheap air transportation

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