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America’s Best and Worst Airlines

Long one of the lowest rated of all U.S. industries, the country's airlines have made something of a comeback over the past four years: in 2013 airlines scored just ahead ...
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Why Spirit Ranks Last in Airline Quality

Whenever anyone flies there’s usually a preference for one airline over another, or at least a question of how much quality or convenience is worth in terms of sacrificing for ...
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New York To LA On Delta Flight Offers 168 Free Meals

Delta (NYSE: DAL) has gone back to the age when it offered free meals on long flights, for everyone. On a typical flight from JFK outside New York City to ...
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Could Rising Fuel Prices Crush Airline Stock Rally?

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) likes airlines. His opinion has sent shares of companies in the industry higher. One thing on the horizon that could affect the ...
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Massive Changes for Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett Stocks in 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of December 31, 2016, and the number of changes in the equity portfolio were nothing short of massive. ...
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Are Airlines at Odds With Trump, Boeing?

In a meeting last Thursday between President Trump and executives of several U.S. airlines, the headline outcome was Trump's proposal to fix a "totally out of whack" revamping of the ...
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10 Overlooked Risks in Boeing’s 2016 Annual Report

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed its 2016 Form 10-K annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday. Like nearly all required filings for every company, the ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 787-10 Cost?

In an announcement released early Thursday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said that Singapore Airlines has committed to purchasing 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners in addition to the airline's ...
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How Airlines Have Generated Massive Gains for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

If you have followed Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for very long, you know it has been no secret that Buffett was not a fan of investing in ...
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Trump and Boeing, Brexit and UK Airlines: Damage Report

President Donald Trump's first week in office was certainly eventful. The way the week ended, with thousands of Americans protesting Trump's executive order on immigration and travel, was probably not ...
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Is Southwest Airlines Really Boeing’s Launch Customer for the 737 MAX?

Sounding a bit like President Donald Trump trying to convince everyone that the crowd at his inauguration was bigger than, well, just about any previous president, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: ...
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What Is Driving American Airlines Earnings Even Higher

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) released its fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The airline giant said that it had $1.48 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect From Major Airlines Reporting This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of major airlines reporting their earnings this week. Although we had one of the majors post its results last week, the bulk ...
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Spirit, Frontier Airlines Frequent Flyer Programs Judged Worst in US

Airline frequent flyer programs were among, if not, the first loyalty programs offered by U.S. companies. The original idea was to reward customers for booking flights with the airline. And the ...
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United Airlines Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Worries Investors

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.78 on revenues of ...
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