The supply of oilheat in the Northeast is approximately 17 percent higher than last year and the strongest it has been in the last five years, according to EIA. Retail heating oil prices in the Northeast have dropped about 40 percent, according to EIA. In Vermont, prices have dropped approximately 42 percent, according to the Vermont Dept of Public Service. The Winter Fuels Outlook is available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/steo/pub/oct09.pdf(link is external)The Vermont September Fuel Price Report is available at http://publicservice.vermont.gov/pub/vt-fuel-price-report.html(link is external)”The Winter Fuels Outlook is a sign that the 2009-2010 supply of heating oil should be abundant with appealing prices for consumers compared to last winter. Vermont’s oilheat retailers will once again deliver consumers a high-quality, safe, clean and efficient heating fuel,” according to Matt Cota with the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association.
Lufthansa, a member of the Star Alliance group, has not operated on its two seasonal lines since October: from Munich to Pula and Zadar. Although the lines were operating in October, the company stopped operating on them earlier this year due to the impact of the global pandemic or reduced demand, according to Croatian Aviation. Lufthansa will cut off traffic to Adriatic airports earlier than in previous years, and there will be a reduction in the number of weekly flights on the Munich-Zagreb route. Line Munich – Zagreb will operate 17 times a week until October 5; on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. From October 18, there will be only three flights a week on this line, on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Germany’s Lufthansa will drastically reduce the number of operations at Croatian airports by the end of October. Line Frankfurt – Split will operate once a week, on Saturdays, until October 17th. The company operated on this line 4 times a week in August, and 3 in September. Line Munich – Split will operate four times a week, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, until October 24th. Line Frankfurt – Zadar will operate once a week, on Saturdays, until October 24th. It is one flight less per week compared to September, and two compared to August. Line Frankfurt – Pula will run until October 17, once a week on Saturdays. Here, too, there is one flight less per week than in September, and two less than in August. Line Frankfurt – Dubrovnik will operate once a week, on Saturdays, until October 17th. Lufthansa operated on this line 3 times in August and twice a week in September. Line Munich – Dubrovnik will operate four times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, until October 24th. Photo: Lufthansa The company will have in October 7 active lines according to Croatian airports, two less than in the previous month. Although the number of lines did not decrease significantly, it did occur large reductions in the number of weekly flights to Croatian destinations.