airlines

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 ...
Read Full Story »
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 ...
Read Full Story »
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 ...
Read Full Story »
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 ...
Read Full Story »
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: ...
Read Full Story »
commercial airline

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. ...
Read Full Story »
american-airlines

American Airlines Earnings Jump on Tax Treatment

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported third-quarter 2016 earnings before markets opened Thursday. The airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.80 on revenues of $10.59 billion. ...
Read Full Story »
United Jet

United Airlines Profits Rise, Forecast Softens

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported third-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Monday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $3.11 on revenues of $9.9 ...
Read Full Story »
passenger cabin

Can Airlines Handle More Obese Passengers?

Depending on who is counting, the number of obese people has reached 20% of the U.S. population, and that number continues to grow. The rate has risen sharply since the middle of ...
Read Full Story »
Delta Air Lines jet

Delta Air Lines Continues to Struggle With Capacity

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.70 on revenues of $10.48 billion. ...
Read Full Story »
Delta Air Lines jet

What to Look for in Delta Earnings

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) is scheduled to release its third-quarter financial results on Thursday before the markets open. The consensus estimates are calling for $1.65 in earnings per ...
Read Full Story »
passenger cabin

JetBlue Posts September Traffic Numbers

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) shares rose slightly after reporting its traffic numbers for September. On Tuesday, both Southwest and United Continental  reported September traffic stats as well. JetBlue's traffic in September ...
Read Full Story »
United Jet

September Traffic Report: Southwest Versus United

Both Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported their September traffic numbers on Tuesday morning. Overall, the numbers were not earth-shattering, but they had ...
Read Full Story »
Boeing logo

$19 Billion Boeing, Qatar Airways Deal Is Bad News for Airbus

In a joint press announcement Friday in Washington, D.C., Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways, the state-owned airline of Qatar, said that the airline has placed an order for ...
Read Full Story »
Boeing 737-MAX

What Boeing and Qatar Airways Could Announce Friday

A spokeswoman for Qatar Airways said on Tuesday that the Doha-based carrier will  hold a joint press conference with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in Washington on Friday, and most observers ...
Read Full Story »