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Boeing’s $11.3 Billion Order Ends Airbus Lock on Vietjet Fleet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday morning that it has finalized an order for 100 of its 737 MAX 200 aircraft with Vietnamese carrier Vietjet. The deal is valued at ...
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Southwest Airlines Gets It: Higher Dividend, Higher Buyback

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has just delivered what shareholders love to hear with a commitment to a higher dividend and a higher stock buyback. Unlike the spotty history of ...
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Southwest, Pilots Union at Odds Over Boeing 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and its pilots' union have been negotiating a new contract since the old one expired in 2012. One of the stickier issues is the airline's ...
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JD Power: United Airlines Last in Customer Satisfaction

Product and services research firm J.D. Power published its customer satisfaction rankings of North American airlines Wednesday morning, and the names at the top and bottom of the list haven't ...
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Are TripAdvisor and Priceline Signaling Peak Travel or a Vacation Recession?

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) and Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) may have one thing in common: they both suffered into or after earnings. It might be easy to signal that ...
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American, Delta, United Are World’s Dirtiest Airlines

In a recent survey of 20 of the world's largest airlines, the three airlines that top the list for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL), ...
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JetBlue Named Best Airline, Spirit Worst

The new American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) study of airline quality showed JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU), a perennial favorite with consumers, ranked highest among airlines. Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Could Boeing’s Move Into Spare Parts Business Backfire?

As new orders for commercial jets have slowed down in the past year and look to be slower still this year, the two largest manufacturers of passenger jets have been ...
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Boeing Ordered to Repair or Replace 787 Engines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday adopted a new airworthiness directive for 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners, ordering Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to revise the planes' flight manual and, more ...
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American Airlines Offers Up Mixed Q1 Earnings Results

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday. The company said it had $1.25 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.4 ...
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Earnings Boost on Low Fuel Costs

When Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) reported first quarter results Thursday morning, the focus was on the solid earnings beat. Profits were up 13% year over year in the quarter ...
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Southwest Airlines Edges Out Estimates in Q1

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) released its first-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Thursday. The airline giant said it had $0.88 in earnings per share (EPS) on $4.83 ...
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Delta Air Lines Earnings Overcome Lower Revenues

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The airline posted adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.32 on revenues of $9.25 billion. In ...
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What to Look for in Delta Air Earnings

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) is scheduled to report its first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for $1.29 in earnings per share ...
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Boeing Traveling to Iran; Still Fighting for Order from Delta

In mid-February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received permission from the U.S. government to initiate discussions with Iranian airlines that could lead to the sale or leasing of new planes. On ...
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