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Why Boeing Is Battling Conservatives, Airlines Over Export-Import Bank

When the monthly report on durable goods orders came out on Tuesday, virtually everyone was surprised at the 22.6% improvement. However, when transportation is backed out of the equation, orders ...
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787 Dreamliner Engine Fails Over the Atlantic

The pilot of a 787 Dreamliner was forced to shut down one of the plane’s two engines about one and a half hours into a scheduled nine-and-a-half hour flight from ...
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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 Airlines

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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Richard Branson Strikes Again: Virgin America Files for IPO

Richard Branson is coming to America yet again. Branson's Virgin Group Ltd. has filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its Virgin America Inc. to ...
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Boeing SEC Filings Confirm Possible Iran Sales

Iran remains a hot button issue for the West, although the situation has been very slowly deflating. Many public and private companies alike make disclosures in filings with the U.S. ...
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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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The Other Airshow Winner: Embraer Over Boeing

When it comes time for the annual Farnborough International Airshow, investors and industry watchers always focus on the multibillion-dollar orders secured by giant rivals Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus. ...
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United Airlines

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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Airbus, Boeing Announce More Orders at Farnborough Show

The Farnborough International Airshow opened this morning and we finally received official word from Airbus Group that the aircraft maker will indeed build an A330neo. The company has introduced two ...
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Airbus A320neo

How Much Does an Airbus A320neo Cost?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has chosen jet engines from CFM International, a 50-50 joint venture between General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and France's Safran Group, to power a ...
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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 20-Year Forecast Calls for $5.2 Trillion Plane Market

Over the next 20 years to 2033, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) expects the commercial market for jet aircraft to total $5.2 trillion. The world's airlines will acquire a total of ...
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Delta Air Lines Sinks on Cuts to Venezuelan Service

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said on Monday that it is cutting service to Venezuela from one flight per day between Atlanta and Caracas to one flight per week. American ...
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