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January Traffic Stalls at Two Airlines

Both Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported January traffic numbers Monday morning, and investors are less than enthusiastic. Southwest’s revenue passenger miles rose ...
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Boeing’s 777X Wing Plant Sprouts Steel

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its Washington-state based machinists’ union agreed on a new contract in January of last year, the company went to work on its wing assembly ...
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Boeing Takes New Order for $1.4 Billion; Airbus Nabs $828 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Friday morning that Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has ordered three of the company’s 787-10 Dreamliners and five of its current version of the 737-800 ...
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First American Airlines 787 Dreamliner Delivered

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has accepted delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), and the plane is being flown to Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday ...
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Airlines Hit New Highs, Driven by Earnings and Oil

Falling oil prices over the past seven months have negatively impacted some industries. However, one big winner from lower crude prices has been the airlines. The lower cost oil yields a lower cost ...
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United Readies Order for 10 Boeing 777s

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) appears to have found a new customer for its current twin-engine, wide-body 777. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is reportedly preparing to place an order ...
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Boeing Counters Airbus A350 Maiden Flight News With 787 Order Announcement

Airbus delivered its first twin-engine, wide-body A350 to launch customer Qatar Airways on December 22. On Thursday that airplane left Doha on a flight to Frankfurt, Germany, for its first ...
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2 US Airlines Among World’s Safest

Given the number of lives lost in 2014 due to airplane crashes, it may seem a bit cynical to review a report on airline safety. However, an airline safety rating ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Airline Stocks for 2015

As oil prices continued to fall in the second half of 2014, airline stocks soared higher on improved margins, and more investors are looking into this industry. Credit Suisse issued ...
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Airbus A320 Disappears on Flight to Singapore

An Airbus Group NV A320-200 carrying 162 passengers and crew on flight QZ8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore lost contact with air traffic controllers early Sunday morning. The plane was ...
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Another Threat to the Airbus A380?

The battle for supremacy between the world’s two jumbo jets may be turning into a war of attrition. Neither Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) venerable 747 nor the Airbus A380 received ...
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Delta Among Most Innovative Airlines of 2014: IdeaWorksCompany

From an airline’s point of view, the most innovate product of the past several years has got to be the checked baggage fee. The fee’s best feature, again from an ...
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Airlines Pull In $960 Million in Baggage Charges

Airline profits will be helped considerably by lower jet fuel prices, triggered by the price drop in crude oil. Some industry observers believe that the economic recovery has allowed the ...
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Do Airbus Missteps Offer Relief for Boeing?

Airbus ended its two-day investor meeting on Thursday, and probably not a moment too soon. If one measure of success at this sort of event is a lift in the ...
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Why Boeing Shares Were Hurt by Airbus Meeting Commentary

Shares in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) dropped nearly 4% on Wednesday even though there was little in the way of news to account for the tumble. Unfortunately for Boeing, the ...
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