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China Has World’s Fastest Trains, U.S. Lags

As Amtrak trains lumber along at speeds much less than 100 MPH, and are susceptible to fatal crashes, China has some legs of its railroad system where trains speeds top 180 MPH ...
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Are Major Airliners Colluding?

CNBC reported that the Justice Department is currently investigating whether or not there is collusion among airlines. The goal of this alleged collusion is to grow the industry at a ...
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American Airlines 787-8

Can Major Airlines Take Off Again?

Over the past 52 weeks, the airline industry climbed to new highs as fuel prices fell to a post-recession low. However, the industry rally might not be over yet. Last ...
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Does Southwest Really Deserve a Downgrade?

Since late March, the Dow Jones Transports have begun struggling and underperforming the industrials in a pattern of lower highs and lower lows, resulting in a classic Dow theory non-confirmation. ...
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Delta to Buy 40 Boeing Jets for $4 Billion

Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) said Thursday morning that the airline will order 40 737-900ER narrow-body jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) following ratification of a new agreement with ...
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4 Potential Biofuel Winners From EPA Targeting Aircraft Emissions

Many investors have made money by making investments in change that they foresee years into the future. This never eliminates risk, and some investors make the right call, but how ...
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Are Airline Stocks Becoming Grossly Oversold?

Investing in airlines can feel a lot like a flying through fierce storms and turbulence. A sky-high flight can instantly become so bumpy and rough that some passengers just cannot ...
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US and European Airlines Will Attack Subsidies to Mideast Carriers

In a clash that has been brewing for months, air carriers get a chance this week to battle head-on at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) annual meeting in Miami. ...
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy After Big Sell-Offs

After a multiyear rally that saw the airline stocks outperform many of the others on Wall Street, the transports, especially the airlines, have been murdered since the price of oil ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Now Less Bullish on Airline Stocks

Since fuel prices began falling late last summer, the airline industry has taken advantage of these lower fuel costs like none other. Considering whether oil and fuel prices may or may not ...
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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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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 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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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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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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