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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 Jet

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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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Does SpiceJet’s $23 Billion Order for 205 Boeing Jets Change Anything?

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) Friday morning announcement of a significant order from India's SpiceJet was expected; the size of the order was not. Maybe it's all about how Boeing counts ...
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Boeing 747 Designs

How Much Does a Boeing 747 Cost: 2017 May See Last Flight on US Carriers

In September of last year, the chief engineer on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 747 jumbo jet program, Joe Sutter, passed away at the age of 95. Now, the last two ...
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Airbus A380-800

Boeing Gets Some Good News From India; Airbus Not So Much From Emirates

Last month Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) booked an order for 100 of its 737 MAX jets from an unidentified customer. According to reports, those planes are destined for India's low-cost ...
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Profit or Loss

What to Expect From Companies Reporting Thursday

The Trump rally has helped push the broad markets to new highs, and with earnings season kicking off on Friday, we can see what this rally is made of. In ...
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departures

Ft. Lauderdale Airport by the Numbers

The state of Florida's number one industry is tourism, and tourism depends on airports to bring in all those half-frozen northerners for a few days (or more) of thawing out. ...
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Boeing 787-10

How Boeing Can Overcome Its Bull/Bear Case in 2017

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) spent much of 2016 in the dog house, but a 19% rally in the fourth quarter enabled the stock to generate a total return of 11.3% ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 5 Top Airlines to Buy for 2017

If any industry has had the proverbial ups and downs this year is has been the airline sub-sector of the transports, and with good reason. Pricing pressure and over-expansion pinned ...
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Norwegian 737 MAX 8

US Approves Norwegian Air License, Puts a Smile on Boeing’s Face

After a delay of nearly three years, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) on Friday approved a license for Norwegian Air Shuttle's Ireland-based unit to fly to and from the ...
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United Jet

Boeing’s 10 Largest Customers

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) currently expects to deliver about 745 to 750 commercial aircraft to its customers this year. Through the end of October the company had delivered 617 ...
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departures

How Investors Can Interpret Warren Buffett Being Bullish on Airlines After Years of Hatred

If you have followed the stocks being sold by Warren Buffett and his team at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for years, the one thing you will know is that ...
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departures

The Best and Worst US Airports

Like much of the rest of U.S. infrastructure, many major airports could do with some serious remodeling. A report published last year reckoned that an investment of $15.1 billion was ...
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reprimand

Embraer Settles Bribery Charges With SEC and DOJ

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced a global settlement, along with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Brazilian authorities, that requires aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ...
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Intrepid Aviation Gets Closer to IPO

Intrepid Aviation has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing. ...
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