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How Does American Airlines Fly 200 Million People a Year?

American Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) just announced that it had revenue of $41 billion and net income of $7.6 billion last year. The carrier said both were records. To hit ...
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American Airlines Earnings Limited by Added Capacity

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.00 ...
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Boeing Snags United Order With Low-Priced 737s

The development costs on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737-700 aircraft were paid off long ago. That gives Boeing a lot of wriggle-room on selling the plane, and it is very ...
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Lower Fuel Costs Lift Southwest Airlines Earnings

Southwest Airlines Corp. (NYSE: LUV) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened on Thursday. The low-cost carrier reported quarterly adjusted EPS of $0.90 on revenues of $4.98 billion. ...
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United Continental Earnings Fall Short Amid Fleet Update

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $2.54 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.0 billion in ...
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Frontier Posts Worst Airline On-Time Performance

Flying on an ultra-low-cost airline has its price. And that price is often paid in fees for minor amenities or in flight delays. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of ...
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Why Spirit Airlines Named a New CEO

In what appears to be a surprise move, Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) on Tuesday announced that Robert L. Fornaro has been named the company's president and CEO, effective immediately, ...
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Airbus Delays First A320neo Delivery

Earlier this month, Airbus said that Lufthansa would replace Qatar Airways as the launch customer for the company's brand new A320neo passenger jet. At the time, Airbus still planned to ...
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Will Selling Aircraft Really Help Air Lease?

When companies sell assets it can greatly help their position. The flip side is that the company is shrinking its asset base and then has to allocate cash. An announcement ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Airlines as Oil Slide Continues

If any industry had a very merry 2015, it was the airlines. With the industry expected to print a profit of $18 billion for 2015, the stocks should be, pardon ...
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Airbus Changes A320neo Launch Partner

The first delivery of the new A320neo passenger jet from European aircraft maker Airbus had been set to go to launch customer Qatar Airways by the end of this month. ...
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Dozens of Near Midair Collisions Between Drones and Planes

A new study shows that the potential of accidents between airplanes and drones is real. And it is not just real. Near misses have become a large problem. According to ...
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How to Get the Best Air Fares in 2016

In the 12 months between October 2014 and October 2015, global economy airline ticket prices dropped 8% on average. The drop for domestic travel in the United States was 6%, ...
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US Issues Travel Alert Until February 24

The travel alert issued by the State Department because of terrorist threats lasts well beyond the holiday travel period. It stretches a full three months, all the way until February ...
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10 Stocks to Pick Up in December

December has historically been the best month for stocks over the last century. It is a time when uptrends generally resume after a rocky August through October. To avoid picking stocks at ...
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