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How Does American Airlines Fly 200 Million People a Year?

American Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) just announced that it had revenue of $41 billion and net income of $7.6 billion last year. The carrier said both were records. To hit ...
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American Airlines Earnings Limited by Added Capacity

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.00 ...
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How Swift Transportation Surprised Investors With Earnings

Swift Transportation Co. (NYSE: SWFT) released its fourth-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Monday and surprised many investors. The company posted $0.53 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Lower Fuel Costs Lift Southwest Airlines Earnings

Southwest Airlines Corp. (NYSE: LUV) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened on Thursday. The low-cost carrier reported quarterly adjusted EPS of $0.90 on revenues of $4.98 billion. ...
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United Continental Earnings Fall Short Amid Fleet Update

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $2.54 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.0 billion in ...
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What to Look For in Southwest Airlines, United Continental Q4 Earnings

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) are scheduled to release their fourth-quarter earnings reports before the markets open on Thursday. From Southwest, the consensus ...
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Delta Air Lines Earnings Hit by Fuel Hedging Costs

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The airlines reported diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.25 on revenues of ...
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Why Spirit Airlines Named a New CEO

In what appears to be a surprise move, Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) on Tuesday announced that Robert L. Fornaro has been named the company's president and CEO, effective immediately, ...
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November Air Cargo Volume Drops for First Time in More Than 2 Years

Air cargo volume declined by 0.9% year-over-year in November, the first time monthly volume has fallen in two and a half years, according to WorldACD Market Data. For the three-month ...
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Will Selling Aircraft Really Help Air Lease?

When companies sell assets it can greatly help their position. The flip side is that the company is shrinking its asset base and then has to allocate cash. An announcement ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Airlines as Oil Slide Continues

If any industry had a very merry 2015, it was the airlines. With the industry expected to print a profit of $18 billion for 2015, the stocks should be, pardon ...
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Deutsche Bank Top Pick High-Yielding Tanker Shipping Stocks for 2016

If the economy gets a boost in 2016, one sector that could see a nice bump is transportation, especially if the energy sector bottoms out and starts to make a ...
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Dozens of Near Midair Collisions Between Drones and Planes

A new study shows that the potential of accidents between airplanes and drones is real. And it is not just real. Near misses have become a large problem. According to ...
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How to Get the Best Air Fares in 2016

In the 12 months between October 2014 and October 2015, global economy airline ticket prices dropped 8% on average. The drop for domestic travel in the United States was 6%, ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Downgraded Railroads

Historically, railroads have been a large part of the U.S. economy, enabling the affordable transport of goods across the continent. Coal has been a staple of what these companies ship ...
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