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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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Canadian Pacific and CSX: Another Mega Merger Easy to Fund

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE: CP) approached CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) about a merger or takeover, depending how a deal might be structured. According to Bloomberg, the U.S. company turned ...
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American Airlines Traffic Not Weak Enough to Drive More Selling

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has released its traffic report for September. The load factor was down 1.5 points to 80.0%. The total capacity for this month was up ...
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eHi Car Services Files for IPO

eHi Car Services Ltd. filed an F-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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Why PEOPLExpress Closed

In an era in which almost all U.S. airlines flourish, a new one, PEOPLExpress, could not make it. The company announced it has suspended service. Like many business enterprises that halt ...
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Could Canada Be the Next Growth Market for Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been a changing carrier in recent years. It has resisted the urge to bilk its customers with endless fees, it has acquired AirTran, it ...
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United Airlines

Why Credit Suisse Sees Clear Skies Ahead for Airlines

The U.S. airline sector has undergone key changes since in the past decade. Airlines had a hard time remaining profitable throughout the whims of a business cycle, and new airline ...
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Frontier’s $15 Fares and Airline Profits

Former American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) CEO Bob Crandall used to say that the airline industry was the only one in which the worst-run companies set prices. If so, ...
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Dubai Airports to Spend $32 Billion on Expansion

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, made an endorsement in the amount of $32 billion for the ...
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Frontline Tankers May Restructure

This has not been a good week for Norwegian shipping magnate John Fredriksen. On Wednesday Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL), the Fredriksen-controlled offshore drilling firm, posted a solid beat on earnings, ...
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Southwest Posts Worst On-Time Arrival Record

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) posted the worst record among major airlines for on-time arrivals in June at 66.8%. Hawaiian ...
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United Airlines

United Is America’s Worst Airline

U.S. airlines are among the lowest-rated industries in the country when it comes to customer satisfaction. According a survey completed earlier this year by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), ...
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