airlines

American Airlines 787-8

Is a Price War Brewing in the Airlines Industry?

Airline stocks were thrashed Wednesday, but then that’s the price of a price war. All the signs are pointing at a price war, and investors are not waiting around to ...
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American Airlines 787-8

Summer Airline Traffic to Hit 222 Million Passengers

An airline industry group expects 222 million passengers to travel between June 1 and August 31, a boon to the U.S.-based carriers, especially due to low fuel cost and current ...
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Adds International Flights, Bigger Boeing Jets

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is expanding the number of flights it makes to Latin America and changing its order with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 31 of the company’s ...
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Southwest_At_Burbank

Delta and Southwest: Which Buyback and Dividend Hike Is Better?

Airlines have been a hot industry since oil prices initially dipped. Some of the biggest winners were Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). 24/7 ...
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737 MAX 8 artwork SWA Southwest Airlines

Will Southwest Pilots Go on Strike?

Pilots for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced on Tuesday that they have formed a “Strike Preparedness Committee” in the event that talks between the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) ...
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JetBlue

JetBlue Earnings Take Off

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its first-quarter results Tuesday before the markets opened. The major airline had $0.40 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.52 billion in revenue. That ...
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Airbus A380 Emirates

Did Boeing Outsmart Airbus on Super-Jumbo Planes?

The double-decked, four-engine A380 from Airbus is the largest plane in the air. It is also the most economical to operate, provided a carrier can fill its 525 to 823 ...
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Spirit Jet

Spirit Is America’s Most Profitable Airline

Although Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) is the U.S. airline most hated by its passengers, investors have little to complain about. Spirit boasts the highest profit margin of any U.S. carrier, ...
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American Airlines 787-8

American Airlines Earnings Hit Afterburner on Lower Fuel Costs

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday morning. The airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.73 on revenues of $9.8 ...
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United Airlines

Why Southwest Trumped United Continental on Earnings

Among major airlines, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) currently is considered one of the best run, but when earnings come around, how does it stack up against the competition like ...
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air travel

How Spirit Airlines Makes Money While Being Hated

Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) could not have done much worse in the widely regarded American Customer Satisfaction Index for the airline carrier business. Against an industry average 71 on a ...
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American airlines

American Airlines Cuts Ticket Prices to 50 States

American Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has cut fares to all 50 states as part of a promotion that presumably will add to its summer traffic. The puzzle is why the ...
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R-R Trent 900 engine

Emirates Snubs GE, Pratt & Whitney in $9.2 Billion Order

British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce announced Friday morning that it had won the largest order in the company’s history from Middle East carrier Emirates. The Dubai-based carrier has agreed to ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 4 Airline Stocks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

If one theme dominates current Wall Street headlines, it is the strong dollar and currency headwinds. For the major airlines with big international routes into the United States, that could ...
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American Eagle Jet

Airline Quality Ratings at 5-Year Low

In 2014, the U.S. airline industry posted its worst quality rating score in five years. Of the 12 U.S.-based carriers included in the rankings, the worst were Envoy/American Eagle, Express ...
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