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Airlines Pull In $960 Million in Baggage Charges

Airline profits will be helped considerably by lower jet fuel prices, triggered by the price drop in crude oil. Some industry observers believe that the economic recovery has allowed the ...
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Airlines to See Improved Profits From Lower Fuel Costs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday reported that airlines' profitability in 2014 would rise from $18.0 billion in 2013 to $19.9 billion, and jump to $25 billion in ...
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Analyst Says Airline Rally Is Not Over: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

One sector that has been on fire this year is one that many think is growing a little long in the tooth. The airlines have had a dramatic jump this ...
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Brazilian Airline Azul Files for IPO

Azul S.A. has filed its f-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). Terms have not yet been set for the offering, but ...
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TSA Finds 50 Firearms at Airports in One Week

The Transportation Safety Administration reported that officials who examine luggage seized 50 firearms last week. It is a wonder that anyone believes he or she can get a gun onto ...
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Will China’s eHi IPO Make a Splash?

eHi Car Services Ltd. (NYSE: EHIC) has announced that its initial public offering (IPO) of 10 million American depositary shares (ADSs) are expected to enter the market Tuesday morning. Each ...
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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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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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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 CSX and J.B. Hunt Earnings Say About the Economy

In what can be seen as a positive sign for the wider economy, CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) have both reported better-than-expected earnings. ...
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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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DryShips Faces Pressure on Note Offering and Analyst Call

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) faced some turbulent weather in the market on Monday. It has seen its shares drop by as much as almost 20% to a 52-week low, following ...
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