Transportation

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UBS Says to Buy 3 Top Transport Stocks After Huge Pullback

Nothing was spared the massive selling we saw over the past week, and the transports were a sector that had already started to come under pressure earlier in the year. ...
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Key Analyst Sees Attractive Entry Into Euronav

Considering falling oil prices and the cost that it takes to store oil, Euronav N.V. (NYSE: EURN) appears to be well positioned to take advantage of this. A key analyst ...
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Airlines Not Feeling Love From Oil Under $40

West Texas Intermediate crude broke under $40 for the first time in about six years on Friday. If there is one sector inside of the economy that loves it when ...
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Spirit Jet

Airlines Passengers Have More Complaints Than Ever

A report last week from the U.S. Transportation Department’s statistical bureau showed that complaints from U.S. travelers rose 20.3% in the first six months of 2015, compared with the same ...
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Merrill Lynch Shows Why Airlines Will Fly Much Higher

We have written at length in the past about how the price of jet fuel can directly affect earnings at the airlines. In fact, jet fuel can be as much ...
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Costamare Partners Prepares for IPO

Costamare Partners has filed an amended F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No definitive terms were set for price or ...
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air travel

Airline Fees Hit $38 Billion

U.S. airlines collected $38 billion in fees last year, for everything from luggage handling to changing scheduled flight times. And there is not always a relationship between what the airlines ...
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Sizing Up Republic’s Recovery

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) saw a reversal of misfortune on Wednesday. This stock fell handily on Monday and Tuesday, falling from over $8.00 down to under $4.00. So, ...
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Republic Airways

Republic Airways Faces Some Turbulence on Flight Disruptions

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) is under the gun of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The organization has boosted the required flight experience for first officers by a ...
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Spirit Jet

Will Spirit Airlines Remain the Most Profitable US Carrier?

Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The ultra-low cost air carrier posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.03 on revenues of ...
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United 787 Dreamliner

Low Oil Prices Translate Into Higher Profits for Big 3 Airlines

Oil prices declined an incredible 52% over the past year, according to CNN Money, and trade around $49 per barrel as of this writing. This served as a boon to ...
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Southwest Airlines

Growth Plans Boost Southwest Airlines After Earnings

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened on Thursday. The low-cost carrier reported adjusted EPS of $1.03 on revenues of $5.1 billion. In the second ...
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Delta Air Lines Earnings Gains Hampered by Lower Unit Revenues

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. The airline reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.27 on revenues of ...
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United Airlines Resumes Flights

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) experienced technical difficulties Wednesday morning and was forced to halt its flights temporarily. Currently, flights have resumed and systems are back online, but the ...
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China Has World’s Fastest Trains, US Lags

As Amtrak trains lumber along at speeds much less than 100 mph, and are susceptible to fatal crashes, China has some legs of its railroad system where trains speeds top 180 mph ...
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