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Spirit Disputes Worst Airline Rating

A recent study of the U.S. airlines industry reviewed and analyzed customer complaints against the major U.S. carriers for the five-year period from 2009 to 2013. The study concluded that ...
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Cowen Says Buy These Top Airline Stocks Before Earnings

In the constant debate over whether the economy in improving, one item that should perk up the interest of the pundits is the pickup in the airline industry. In a ...
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Southwest Profit Sharing Surges, Union Talks Continue

On Monday, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) trumpeted its record $228 million contribution to its profit sharing plan. The payment will be an 88% increase over last year's contribution, as ...
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Spirit Airlines Receives Lowest Scores Among Consumers

Which is the worst of the American airlines based on consumer complaints? A new reports says Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE). The U.S. PIRG Education Fund released its “The Unfriendly Skies: Five Years ...
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Boeing, Airbus Battle for Delta Order

When there are only two companies that make a very expensive product, any time there's a chance to take a big order, well, it is a very big deal. Delta ...
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FAA Warned About 777 Body Crack Problems

The FAA sent out an "airworthiness directive" about the Boeing 777 days before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing. The missing plane is a 777. This may further speculation that ...
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After 777 and 787 Dreamliner Concerns, Is Boeing’s 13% Stock Drop Too Much?

Investors often look at a 5% or a 10% correction in the stock market as their chance to buy in. They consider it "on sale" if a bull market theme ...
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American Airlines on Pace for Record Annual Profit

Less than three months after its rebirth, American Airlines Group Inc. (NYSE: AAL) is on pace for a record annual profit, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The consensus estimate ...
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United Has Seen 22,500 Flight Cancellations Already in 2014, Guess About Guidance

Airline stocks have soared higher and higher. The age of consolidation is allowing the airlines to charge whatever they want, but 2014 is getting off to a rough start - ...
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American Airlines Traffic Boosts Stock to New High

The world's largest airline as measured by traffic announced on Monday that passenger traffic rose by 3.8% in January. Based on one month of actual data and two months of ...
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Air Cargo Weakness Threatens Airline Revenues

According to some estimates, up to 40% of the value of world trade travels by air. Thinking about that, the factoid has the ring of truth. You don’t need a ...
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Airline Demand Hits Record Levels

Airline demand not only rebounded out of the recession -- it skyrocketed to new records. If international travel is any reasonably measure of the global economy on both business-travel and ...
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Southwest Airlines Now Can Fly to All 50 States

With decades-old restrictions removed, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) can fly to all 50 states from its headquarters home of Dallas. For the first time, due to the end of ...
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Earnings in the Air: Southwest vs. United

Warren Buffett has said for years that he wants anyone to talk him out of owning an airline. That, of course, was before airlines became wildly profitable and before consolidation ...
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December Traffic Results Lift Airlines to New Highs

After several days of storms and record cold weather forced cancellations of thousands of flights, the major airlines report that their operations are returning to normal. And shares were trading ...
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