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Why Credit Suisse Is Now Less Bullish on Airline Stocks

Since fuel prices began falling late last summer, the airline industry has taken advantage of these lower fuel costs like none other. Considering whether oil and fuel prices may or may not ...
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Is a Price War Brewing in the Airlines Industry?

Airline stocks were thrashed Wednesday, but then that’s the price of a price war. All the signs are pointing at a price war, and investors are not waiting around to ...
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Summer Airline Traffic to Hit 222 Million Passengers

An airline industry group expects 222 million passengers to travel between June 1 and August 31, a boon to the U.S.-based carriers, especially due to low fuel cost and current ...
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Delta and Southwest: Which Buyback and Dividend Hike Is Better?

Airlines have been a hot industry since oil prices initially dipped. Some of the biggest winners were Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). 24/7 ...
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JetBlue Earnings Take Off

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its first-quarter results Tuesday before the markets opened. The major airline had $0.40 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.52 billion in revenue. That ...
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Spirit Is America’s Most Profitable Airline

Although Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) is the U.S. airline most hated by its passengers, investors have little to complain about. Spirit boasts the highest profit margin of any U.S. carrier, ...
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American Airlines Earnings Hit Afterburner on Lower Fuel Costs

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Friday morning. The airline posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.73 on revenues of $9.8 ...
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Why Southwest Trumped United Continental on Earnings

Among major airlines, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) currently is considered one of the best run, but when earnings come around, how does it stack up against the competition like ...
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How Spirit Airlines Makes Money While Being Hated

Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) could not have done much worse in the widely regarded American Customer Satisfaction Index for the airline carrier business. Against an industry average 71 on a ...
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American Airlines Cuts Ticket Prices to 50 States

American Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has cut fares to all 50 states as part of a promotion that presumably will add to its summer traffic. The puzzle is why the ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 4 Airline Stocks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

If one theme dominates current Wall Street headlines, it is the strong dollar and currency headwinds. For the major airlines with big international routes into the United States, that could ...
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What Drove Norfolk Southern Earnings Lower

We have another warning in the transportation sector. In March, Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) warned that it would have a weaker-than-expected first quarter due to lower fuel revenues. It ...
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Why This Analyst Is So Positive on Delta Air

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) has been riding high on lower oil prices throughout the past year, and it looks like the airline will continue to do so, according ...
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How Airlines Have to Treat the Risks After This Tragic Plane Crash

The tragic plane crash in Europe this week has turned out to be even more tragic than most travelers and media watchers may have ever imagined. The copilot appears to ...
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The World’s Safest Airlines Include Lufthansa

Lufthansa made the AirlineRatings.com list of the "World's Safest Airlines for 2015." It is a sign that even carriers with impeccable records can suffer a tragic accident like the one ...
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