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What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is set to report its earnings Wednesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus earnings estimates for the airplane manufacturing giant of $1.98 per share ...
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Ebola Stock Fallout Severe on Monday

Is the Ebola scare over in the United States? Probably not by a long shot. That being said, Ebola fears are subsiding on Monday as dozens of people came off ...
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Airbus Triumphs Over Boeing in India, Takes $26 Billion Order for 250 New Jets

IndiGo, the largest domestic airline in India measured by market share, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for a firm order of 250 of the aircraft maker’s new ...
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy That Can Beat Earnings Expectations

If any industry benefits from falling oil prices it is the airlines. In fact, jet fuel accounted for almost 35% of one major airline's spending last year. With prices dropping ...
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American Airlines Traffic Not Weak Enough to Drive More Selling

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has released its traffic report for September. The load factor was down 1.5 points to 80.0%. The total capacity for this month was up ...
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Major Fallout Stocks After Confirmed Ebola Case in United States

Tuesday brought the very unfortunate news that a confirmed case of Ebola has arrived in the United States. With the CDC not releasing enough data on the patient, there could ...
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Why PEOPLExpress Closed

In an era in which almost all U.S. airlines flourish, a new one, PEOPLExpress, could not make it. The company announced it has suspended service. Like many business enterprises that halt ...
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Will Airbus Put New Engines on Its Giant A380 to Please One Customer?

The A380 from Airbus is the largest commercial aircraft in the sky. The double-decked behemoth carries a list price of $414.4 million. Customers have ordered 318 of the planes, and Airbus ...
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European Airline Passengers Want Cheap Fares and Legroom

Among European airline passengers, some 71% of respondents to a survey commissioned by Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) said they have flown on a low-cost carrier (LCC) in the past two ...
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Could Canada Be the Next Growth Market for Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been a changing carrier in recent years. It has resisted the urge to bilk its customers with endless fees, it has acquired AirTran, it ...
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United Airlines

Why Credit Suisse Sees Clear Skies Ahead for Airlines

The U.S. airline sector has undergone key changes since in the past decade. Airlines had a hard time remaining profitable throughout the whims of a business cycle, and new airline ...
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Frontier’s $15 Fares and Airline Profits

Former American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) CEO Bob Crandall used to say that the airline industry was the only one in which the worst-run companies set prices. If so, ...
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Qantas Defers 787 Order, Hurts Airbus

Australia’s struggling Qantas airline has deferred its purchase options on the first five of its total of 50 of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliners. And while that sounds like it ...
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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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