Airbus Trumps Boeing for $13 Billion Delta Order

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is reported to have lost a major order from Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) for 50 dual-aisle wide-body jets to arch-rival Airbus. The order is ...
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JetBlue Adds Fees, Removes Legroom to Raise Profits

Over the past 10 years, shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) have lost nearly 16% of their value, while another low-cost air carrier, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has ...
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Virgin America IPO Ready for Takeoff

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) set its price as $23 for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. The proposed maximum offering price per share was $24, from a range ...
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Bombardier C100

Have Airline Stocks Rallied Too Much on Lower Oil Prices?

Falling oil prices over the past month have made a huge contribution to the major airliners’ stock prices. The impact of lower oil prices and the continued strong consumer demand ...
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Intrepid Aviation Files for IPO

Intrepid Aviation Ltd. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but ...
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Airlines to Make $49.9 Billion on Customer Fees

Aside from the cost of a ticket, airlines passengers are bedeviled by all sorts of fees. These include charges for food, baggage, better legroom and pillows and blankets. Airlines claim ...
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Virgin America Sets IPO Terms

Virgin America Inc. filed its amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO), and the filing effectively sets the terms. The ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Benefit Big From Lower Oil Prices

After over a year of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude priced at more than $100, the recent massive sell-off might be a nail-biter for the energy patch, but for other ...
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The High Cost of Cancelled Airline Flights

In the past 30 days, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has cancelled 707 U.S. flights, more than any other major carrier. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has cancelled 518, ...
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United Airlines

Airlines Earnings Trends: JetBlue, Southwest, United Continental

Earnings season is in full swing and Thursday morning brought three of the major airline earnings reports: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) and United Continental ...
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What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is set to report its earnings Wednesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus earnings estimates for the airplane manufacturing giant of $1.98 per share ...
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Ebola Virus

Ebola Stock Fallout Severe on Monday

Is the Ebola scare over in the United States? Probably not by a long shot. That being said, Ebola fears are subsiding on Monday as dozens of people came off ...
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Airbus Triumphs Over Boeing in India, Takes $26 Billion Order for 250 New Jets

IndiGo, the largest domestic airline in India measured by market share, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for a firm order of 250 of the aircraft maker’s new ...
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy That Can Beat Earnings Expectations

If any industry benefits from falling oil prices it is the airlines. In fact, jet fuel accounted for almost 35% of one major airline's spending last year. With prices dropping ...
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American Airlines Traffic Not Weak Enough to Drive More Selling

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has released its traffic report for September. The load factor was down 1.5 points to 80.0%. The total capacity for this month was up ...
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