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Airlines Hammered Following Brexit Vote

U.S. airline stocks have taken two solid hits to share prices in the past two weeks. First the horrific killings in an Orlando, Florida, nightclub and then the unexpected vote ...
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United Outlines $3.1 Billion Profit Growth Plan

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) announced Tuesday morning a plan to boost the airline's profitability by $3.1 billion by 2018. The plan outlined by United calls for a combination ...
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Boeing Acknowledges Iran Order

Saying that it had signed an order with Iran Air "under authorizations from the U.S. government," Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) confirmed that the Iranian airline intends to buy planes from ...
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Boeing Nears Matching Airbus Deal With Iran

Back in January, Airbus announced an agreement with Iran's flag carrier, Iran Air, for 118 new aircraft at a list price total of around $27 billion. On Tuesday, word got ...
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Will a Sale to Iran Be Easier for Boeing Than It Has Been for Airbus?

Back in January, Airbus announced an agreement with Iran's flag carrier, Iran Air, for 118 new aircraft at a list price total of around $27 billion. Because more than 10% ...
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Qatar Airways Drops Airbus Order, May Consider Switching to Boeing 737

Qatar Airways, once the launch customer for the new A320neo from Airbus, has now cancelled its first delivery of the plane, citing delays due to problems with the Pratt & ...
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Airline Profitability Rises

Fuel prices continue at low levels, down because of oil prices. The effects of that will wear off soon, as crude rises. In the meantime, carrier profits have risen according ...
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Boeing’s $11.3 Billion Order Ends Airbus Lock on Vietjet Fleet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday morning that it has finalized an order for 100 of its 737 MAX 200 aircraft with Vietnamese carrier Vietjet. The deal is valued at ...
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Southwest Airlines Gets It: Higher Dividend, Higher Buyback

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has just delivered what shareholders love to hear with a commitment to a higher dividend and a higher stock buyback. Unlike the spotty history of ...
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Southwest, Pilots Union at Odds Over Boeing 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and its pilots' union have been negotiating a new contract since the old one expired in 2012. One of the stickier issues is the airline's ...
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JD Power: United Airlines Last in Customer Satisfaction

Product and services research firm J.D. Power published its customer satisfaction rankings of North American airlines Wednesday morning, and the names at the top and bottom of the list haven't ...
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Are TripAdvisor and Priceline Signaling Peak Travel or a Vacation Recession?

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) and Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) may have one thing in common: they both suffered into or after earnings. It might be easy to signal that ...
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American, Delta, United Are World’s Dirtiest Airlines

In a recent survey of 20 of the world's largest airlines, the three airlines that top the list for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL), ...
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JetBlue Named Best Airline, Spirit Worst

The new American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) study of airline quality showed JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU), a perennial favorite with consumers, ranked highest among airlines. Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Could Boeing’s Move Into Spare Parts Business Backfire?

As new orders for commercial jets have slowed down in the past year and look to be slower still this year, the two largest manufacturers of passenger jets have been ...
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