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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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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 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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J.P. Morgan’s Huge Upward Revisions on Airline Price Targets

The airline passenger is the perfect captive audience. If you want to travel somewhere, and the airline that serves you and your area has a multitude of extra costs, like ...
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Richard Branson Strikes Again: Virgin America Files for IPO

Richard Branson is coming to America yet again. Branson's Virgin Group Ltd. has filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its Virgin America Inc. to ...
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Israel Flight Bans Not Likely to Hurt U.S. Airline Earnings

A Federal Aviation Administration flight ban of U.S. air carriers into Tel Aviv, Israel, may seem as though it is important geopolitical news, but the move may have a very ...
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United Continental Gives Airlines a Lift

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) offered a lift to airline stocks on Thursday after announcing late Wednesday that its passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased by 3.5% ...
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Very Mixed Analyst Bag on Shipping and Tankers

Canaccord Genuity has issued a very mixed report on the tanker and shipping companies that move energy products around the globe. 24/7 Wall St. gave the coverage of these and ...
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Delta Air Lines Sinks on Cuts to Venezuelan Service

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) said on Monday that it is cutting service to Venezuela from one flight per day between Atlanta and Caracas to one flight per week. American ...
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Flying From New York to Singapore for $20,000

For anyone who wants to figure out how airlines make their money, a look at first-class air prices should be enough. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) charges $19,176 for ...
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Is Southwest Now the Best Airline for Investors?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is now the best airline for investors. At least that is the take from Stifel after the firm upgraded the stock of the super-regional airline ...
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