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America’s Best and Worst Airlines

As an industry, airlines received the fourth-worst score in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) rankings of customer satisfaction. Only pay TV, social media companies and Internet service providers rank ...
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Cowen Says Buy These Top Airline Stocks Before Earnings

In the constant debate over whether the economy in improving, one item that should perk up the interest of the pundits is the pickup in the airline industry. In a ...
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Southwest Profit Sharing Surges, Union Talks Continue

On Monday, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) trumpeted its record $228 million contribution to its profit sharing plan. The payment will be an 88% increase over last year's contribution, as ...
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J.D. Power: Best Companies at Customer Service

We might not be able to define good customer service, but most of us know it when we get it. Research firm J.D. Power took a more measurable approach and ...
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Southwest Airlines Now Can Fly to All 50 States

With decades-old restrictions removed, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) can fly to all 50 states from its headquarters home of Dallas. For the first time, due to the end of ...
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Earnings in the Air: Southwest vs. United

Warren Buffett has said for years that he wants anyone to talk him out of owning an airline. That, of course, was before airlines became wildly profitable and before consolidation ...
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December Traffic Results Lift Airlines to New Highs

After several days of storms and record cold weather forced cancellations of thousands of flights, the major airlines report that their operations are returning to normal. And shares were trading ...
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A Value Opportunity Arises in Airline Stocks

There is no question that 2013 was a very good year for airline stocks, and the new year is shaping up to be another. The major U.S. carriers were able ...
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Delta’s December Revenues Show Big Jump, Outlook Improves for Q4

After reporting a 10% increase in passenger revenues for the month of December on Friday morning, Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) raised its estimate for the company’s fourth quarter ...
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Merrill Lynch Top Industrial Stocks to Buy for 2014

After an outstanding 2013, many investors look to 2014 with a wary, but positive eye. Most on Wall Street are generally bullish on 2014 prospects, but any number of external ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, GE, Melco Crown, Oracle and More

Investors and traders alike have been positioning their portfolios and assets going into year-end, at the same time that stocks keep challenging all-time higher highs almost each week. 24/7 Wall ...
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Upon AMR-U.S. Airways Merger, Do Airlines Remain Overvalued in 2014?

The closing of the merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways closed Monday morning and a new company, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has emerged and begun trading. This ...
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An American, US Airways Merger For Christmas

An AMR (OTCBB: AAMRQ) merger with US Airways (NYSE: LCC) should be complete in time to for Americans to fly home for the year-end holidays--Christmas perhaps. With the launch of the new American ...
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Lawsuit Delaying Airline Merger Settled

The merger to create the world’s largest airline, which had been stalled by a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, has reached a settlement Tuesday and the news ...
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Expedia Flies High on Results

After markets closed on Wednesday, Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) reported third-quarter adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.43 on revenues of $1.40 billion. The online travel company's revenues rose 17% ...
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