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Boeing 757

How Airbus Is Beating Boeing to a Middle-of-the-Market Airplane

Among those new order announcements that poured out of the recent Farnborough Airshow was a below-the-radar switch that deserves a closer look. Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle changed an order ...
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Southwest Airlines

Why Southwest Scored 2 More Analyst Downgrades

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) was performing decently in 2016, up until about the past quarter, and since that time shares have dropped over 20%. This put the stock in ...
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American Airlines Earnings Get Boost from Tax Benefit

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported second-quarter 2016 earnings before markets opened Friday. The airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.81 on revenues of $10.36 billion. ...
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Alaska Air Earnings Reflect More Passengers, Lower Costs

Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened on Thursday. The low-cost carrier reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.12 on revenues of $1.49 ...
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Southwest Airlines

Why Southwest Airlines Earnings Are Disappointing Investors

Southwest Airlines Corp. (NYSE: LUV) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened on Thursday. The low-cost carrier said it had adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.19 on revenues of $5.38 ...
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United Airlines Posts Lower Profits on Less Traffic

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported second-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $2.61 on revenues of $9.4 ...
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How Much Did Attack in France Clip Airline Stocks?

On June 27, the Monday following the previous Thursday's U.K. vote to leave the European Union, U.S. airline stocks had their worst day of the past 12 months. All three ...
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Delta Air Lines Plans Capacity Reduction Due to Brexit

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The airline reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.47 on revenues of $10.45 billion. In ...
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Airlines Sinking on Weak June Performance

For the month of June, Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) reported that consolidated revenue per available seat mile dropped 5% year over year as a result of margin weakness ...
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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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A320neo

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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