WASHINGTON - The airport sector's troubled credit outlook will continue into 2010, and airport issuers' will likely experience more ratings downgrades and negative outlook actions during that time, Fitch Ratings warned in a report yesterday. However, it said the downgrades probably won't be worse than one or two notches.

Secondary hub airports and airports that service pleasure travel will be at the most risk, analysts said. For example, Fitch in January revised its outlook to negative from stable for the airport serving Las Vegas.

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