Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV)

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Southwest Posts Worst On-Time Arrival Record

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) posted the worst record among major airlines for on-time arrivals in June at 66.8%. Hawaiian ...
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United Is America’s Worst Airline

U.S. airlines are among the lowest-rated industries in the country when it comes to customer satisfaction. According a survey completed earlier this year by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), ...
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Airline Fee Revenues Skyrocket 1,200% Over 7 Years

If it weren't for the various ancillary revenues that airlines have cobbled together over the past several years, the industry would likely be in much worse shape. In 2007, 23 ...
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United Continental Gives Airlines a Lift

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) offered a lift to airline stocks on Thursday after announcing late Wednesday that its passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased by 3.5% ...
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Is Southwest Now the Best Airline for Investors?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is now the best airline for investors. At least that is the take from Stifel after the firm upgraded the stock of the super-regional airline ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DSW, Expedia, Orbitz, SanDisk, USG, Williams and More

It is Tuesday and stocks are trying to hold gains ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting. Investors have seen some volatility arise again, and they keep hearing that the ...
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American Air Up 60% on Merger Success

When shares of U.S. Airways closed on their last trading day before the company's December merger with American Airlines, the final share price was $22.95. When the shares opened on ...
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Airlines Slaughtered on Iraq and Oil

U.S. airlines’ stocks are taking a beating Thursday afternoon as investors react to the turmoil in Iraq and the related rise in the price of crude oil. WTI crude for ...
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Southwest, American Airlines Passenger Traffic Gains Altitude

Both Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) saw year-over-year improvement in passenger revenue metrics for May, with American Airlines today reporting revenue passenger miles grew 2.1% while Southwest reported a 0.6% ...
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Why a Boeing 737 Costs up to $110 Million

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last Friday ordered Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to modify the technology included on its current models of the 737 single-aisle, narrow-body passenger jet that ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Buy Every Major Airline This Summer, Except for One

Despite consistently high jet fuel prices, the airlines have continued to see their stocks go even higher. When you take a look at what they charge for everything from extra ...
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Seven Fresh Dividend Hikes You Should Not Miss

This past week was a rough one for the markets. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 hit new all-time highs, only to sell off handily ...
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Southwest Delivers Dividend Hike and New Share Buyback Plan

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has decided to return even more capital back to its shareholders. The super-regional discount airline's board of directors has approved a higher dividend and a ...
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Will Airlines Perform Better in Warmer Weather?

Airline stocks are having another very good year so far in 2014, after a better-than-solid 2013. Since the beginning of the year, airline stocks are up about 30%, and there ...
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Southwest Tops Best Frequent Flyer Programs

Frequent travelers are frequently frustrated by their inability to book a reward seat because the flight they want to take has no more reward seats available -- if it ever ...
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