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Qantas Defers 787 Order, Hurts Airbus

Australia’s struggling Qantas airline has deferred its purchase options on the first five of its total of 50 of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliners. And while that sounds like it ...
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GE Engine Gets OK for 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified for commercial flights the company’s 787-9 Dreamliner equipped with engines from General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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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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J.P. Morgan’s Huge Upward Revisions on Airline Price Targets

The airline passenger is the perfect captive audience. If you want to travel somewhere, and the airline that serves you and your area has a multitude of extra costs, like ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Enbridge, NOV, Freescale, Twitter, Verizon, Windstream and More

Stocks surged higher on Wednesday morning despite new sanctions in Russia. A strong ADP payrolls report was tempered by the notion that it won't make the FOMC more aggressive on ...
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Israel Flight Bans Not Likely to Hurt U.S. Airline Earnings

A Federal Aviation Administration flight ban of U.S. air carriers into Tel Aviv, Israel, may seem as though it is important geopolitical news, but the move may have a very ...
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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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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Certified for U.S. and European Service

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday that the company's 787-9 Dreamliner has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to commence ...
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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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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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Alaska Air and JetBlue Top Airline Ratings

The results of the new J.D. Power Airline Satisfaction Survey were not a surprise. The two winners have been at the top of their categories for several years. Alaska Air ...
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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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