Transportation

51 Million Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving

There are more Americans expected to travel more than 50 miles from home to celebrate Thanksgiving this year than at any time since 2005 and up 3.3% compared with the ...
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25 Busiest Airports During Thanksgiving Holiday

The Thanksgiving Day holiday is the busiest travel time of the year. Airport crowds are massive and those flights get more expensive for every day you wait. If you haven't ...
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US Airlines Expect 29 Million Passengers for Thanksgiving Holiday

More than 2.38 million passengers are expected to take to the skies every day between November 17 and November 28, this year's Thanksgiving air-travel season. A total of around 28.5 ...
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Southwest Wins Handily in Q3 Despite Hurricanes

When Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) released its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company reported $0.88 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.27 billion in ...
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What Matters Most to American Airlines Investors: Earnings or Its Corporate Culture?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported third-quarter 2017 earnings before markets opened Thursday. The airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.42 on revenues of $10.88 billion. ...
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NAACP Warns Travelers of Concerns With American Airlines

Citing concerns of "disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions," the NAACP on Wednesday issued a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when flying with American Airlines ...
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The US Trucking Industry Needs Drivers, but for How Long?

For the first time since 2006, U.S. trucking companies and other industry stakeholders identified an increasingly large driver shortage as the biggest problem facing the industry. The American Trucking Associations ...
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What United Airlines, JPMorgan Credit Card Talks Mean

When United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) released quarterly results last week, the airline reported earnings that beat estimates and revenues that were in line. The trouble started on the ...
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FAA Wants Ban on Laptops in Checked Airline Luggage

At a session later this week of the Montreal meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is presenting a working paper that recommends ...
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What to Expect When United Continental Reports After the Close

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is set to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. Although airlines in general have not had that bad ...
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Southwest Airlines Sale: Under $100 Round-Trip Fares

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) kicked off its huge biannual fare sale Tuesday morning, just in time for holiday traveling. With this deal, customers will be able to purchase round-trip ...
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Delta Air Lines Earnings Preview: Lower Profit, Surging Share Price

Before markets open Wednesday morning, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) is scheduled to report earnings. Last Tuesday the company said that Hurricane Irma will cost it about one point ...
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Americans Spend Less on Transportation Than 3 Decades Ago

Planes, trains and automobiles have all been major components of American life and how everyone gets around. Transportation is huge in everyday life for most Americans, whether it’s making the ...
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Does a Tesla Semi Truck Have a Chance?

Nearly two-thirds of the cost of moving goods on U.S. streets and highways is down to fuel and driver labor. Lowering those costs is a constant focus of trucking companies, ...
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How Seat-Belt Use in Rural Areas Affects Crash-Related Death Rates

Rural residents are at an increased risk for death from motor vehicle crashes, compared with urban residents, and are less likely to wear seat belts, according to a report from ...
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