Airlines Pull In $960 Million in Baggage Charges

Airline profits will be helped considerably by lower jet fuel prices, triggered by the price drop in crude oil. Some industry observers believe that the economic recovery has allowed the ...
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Do Airbus Missteps Offer Relief for Boeing?

Airbus ended its two-day investor meeting on Thursday, and probably not a moment too soon. If one measure of success at this sort of event is a lift in the ...
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Why Boeing Shares Were Hurt by Airbus Meeting Commentary

Shares in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) dropped nearly 4% on Wednesday even though there was little in the way of news to account for the tumble. Unfortunately for Boeing, the ...
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Airlines to See Improved Profits From Lower Fuel Costs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday reported that airlines' profitability in 2014 would rise from $18.0 billion in 2013 to $19.9 billion, and jump to $25 billion in ...
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Analyst Says Airline Rally Is Not Over: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

One sector that has been on fire this year is one that many think is growing a little long in the tooth. The airlines have had a dramatic jump this ...
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What Could Make Boeing the Best DJIA Stock of 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, a question arises about which of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks will be the one to lead the pack in the ...
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Boeing Tops Airbus in 2014 Orders, Sales Through November

For the first 11 months of 2014, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has delivered 647 airplanes to commercial customers. European rival Airbus has delivered 544 in the same period. When it ...
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Brazilian Airline Azul Files for IPO

Azul S.A. has filed its f-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). Terms have not yet been set for the offering, but ...
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What Does a Boeing 737 MAX Cost?

The largest low-cost airline in Europe, Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY), has confirmed an order for 100 737 MAX 200 aircraft from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in a deal valued ...
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Stalking the Elusive 787 Dreamliner

When Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) unveiled its new paint job (called “livery” in the airline industry) on September 8 this year, photos of the new design had already been ...
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Weather Triggers Cancellation Of Over 200 Flights

Both airlines and passengers lose. One sheds revenue, and the other may not make it home for Thanksgiving. Exactly 222  flights "within, into, or out of the United States" have ...
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Airbus Trumps Boeing for $13 Billion Delta Order

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is reported to have lost a major order from Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) for 50 dual-aisle wide-body jets to arch-rival Airbus. The order is ...
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JetBlue Adds Fees, Removes Legroom to Raise Profits

Over the past 10 years, shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) have lost nearly 16% of their value, while another low-cost air carrier, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has ...
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Virgin America IPO Ready for Takeoff

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) set its price as $23 for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. The proposed maximum offering price per share was $24, from a range ...
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Have Airline Stocks Rallied Too Much on Lower Oil Prices?

Falling oil prices over the past month have made a huge contribution to the major airliners’ stock prices. The impact of lower oil prices and the continued strong consumer demand ...
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