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Airlines Hit New Highs, Driven by Earnings and Oil

Falling oil prices over the past seven months have negatively impacted some industries. However, one big winner from lower crude prices has been the airlines. The lower cost oil yields a lower cost ...
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United, Southwest Shares Take Off After Earnings

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) both reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings before markets opened on Thursday. In the wake of Delta Air Lines ...
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Railroad

Credit Suisse Still Very Bullish on Rails Despite Oil Woes

Credit Suisse is maintaining a bullish case for rail transportation despite the 55% drop in crude oil prices since last July. Relative to industrials, the firm considers railroads a strong play ...
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United Airlines

Credit Suisse’s Top Airline Stocks for 2015

As oil prices continued to fall in the second half of 2014, airline stocks soared higher on improved margins, and more investors are looking into this industry. Credit Suisse issued ...
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Delta Among Most Innovative Airlines of 2014: IdeaWorksCompany

From an airline’s point of view, the most innovate product of the past several years has got to be the checked baggage fee. The fee’s best feature, again from an ...
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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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air travel

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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virginjet

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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Bombardier C100

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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Airbus A321neo

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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