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US Airlines Collected $200 Billion in Fees Last Year

In 2010, U.S. airlines began charging passengers to check bags and to change reservations. During that year, the two fees generated $6.3 billion in revenues (in constant 2016 dollars). Last ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service in the Airline Industry

The airlines industry consistently falls into the lower third of all industries when it comes to customer service and satisfaction. The one saving grace for the industry has been reduced ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Biogen, Electronic Arts, Gap, Intuit, J&J, 3M, Intercept, AutoZone and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday, but this after the major indexes have all hit fresh all-time highs. The one trend that has dominated this bull market is that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ASML, GE, HubSpot, Infosys, Teva, United Continental and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday after last week seeing new all-time highs for the major equity indexes. No earth-shattering news over the weekend kept investors positive. Those same investors ...
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Leon Cooperman Sees Mixed Market Ahead but Loves 5 Top Stock Picks

Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors spoke at the Delivering Alpha conference on Tuesday morning. He is a heavyweight on Wall Street and is considered one of the preeminent hedge fund ...
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More Turbulence for Airline Industry for Warren Buffett and Passengers

It wasn't that long ago that Warren Buffett gave a "clear skies" proclamation for the airline industry after his portfolio managers took stakes in all the major air carriers. But ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Uber picked Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to run the huge ride-sharing service. The company's previous CEO, Travis Kalanick, stepped down as a battle on the board and ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Changes: IBM, GE, Synchrony, Sirius and More

Warren Buffett is often considered the greatest investor of the modern era. Having reached the status of the wealthiest person in the world before probably means he knows a thing ...
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Bump Rate for US Airlines Falls to Lowest Rate in Decades

The 12 U.S. air carriers that report involuntary denied boarding, or bumping, posted the lowest bumping rate for the January-to-June period and the most recent quarter since the government started ...
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United Airlines Earnings Don’t Impress Investors

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported second-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $2.75 on revenues of ...
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Netflix, Bank of America and 5 More Key Earnings Coming Next Week

The second-quarter earnings season has kicked off and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. ...
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US Travel Group Urges US Airlines to Quit ‘Griping’ About Foreign Competition

The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) is a professional, nonprofit organization that represents the many businesses comprising the $3.3 trillion U.S. travel industry. The group has long opposed the so-called Big ...
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If Qatar Airways Buys Into American, Who’s Next?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) announced Thursday morning in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Qatar Airways has notified the U.S. carrier of the Qatari ...
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Boeing Claims More 737 MAX 10 Orders, Reveals Some Details on New Midsize Jet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) continues to dominate the news flow from the Paris Air Show. Shortly after we posted our report Tuesday morning, the company announced a firm order for ...
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Airline Stocks: It’s Fuel Prices and Passenger Loads, Stupid

The number of complaints filed against airlines rose 70% in April, compared with the same month of last year. This may be due to passenger injuries, a passenger being dragged ...
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