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FAA Wants Ban on Laptops in Checked Airline Luggage

At a session later this week of the Montreal meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is presenting a working paper that recommends ...
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What to Expect When United Continental Reports After the Close

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is set to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday. Although airlines in general have not had that bad ...
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Southwest Airlines Sale: Under $100 Round-Trip Fares

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) kicked off its huge biannual fare sale Tuesday morning, just in time for holiday traveling. With this deal, customers will be able to purchase round-trip ...
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Delta Air Lines Earnings Preview: Lower Profit, Surging Share Price

Before markets open Wednesday morning, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) is scheduled to report earnings. Last Tuesday the company said that Hurricane Irma will cost it about one point ...
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Americans Spend Less on Transportation Than 3 Decades Ago

Planes, trains and automobiles have all been major components of American life and how everyone gets around. Transportation is huge in everyday life for most Americans, whether it’s making the ...
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Does a Tesla Semi Truck Have a Chance?

Nearly two-thirds of the cost of moving goods on U.S. streets and highways is down to fuel and driver labor. Lowering those costs is a constant focus of trucking companies, ...
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How Seat-Belt Use in Rural Areas Affects Crash-Related Death Rates

Rural residents are at an increased risk for death from motor vehicle crashes, compared with urban residents, and are less likely to wear seat belts, according to a report from ...
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US Airlines Collected $200 Billion in Fees Last Year

In 2010, U.S. airlines began charging passengers to check bags and to change reservations. During that year, the two fees generated $6.3 billion in revenues (in constant 2016 dollars). Last ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service in the Airline Industry

The airlines industry consistently falls into the lower third of all industries when it comes to customer service and satisfaction. The one saving grace for the industry has been reduced ...
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What to Expect When FedEx Reports After the Close

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $3.09 in earnings per ...
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Why JetBlue Is Having a Sale

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) has kicked off a two-day sale (September 18 and 19) with one-way fares as low as $59 on some flights. There are blackout dates and ...
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China to Build 167,000 EV Charging Stations

It soon will become easier to charge a Chevy Bolt or Tesla in China. The nation plans to build 167,000 charging stations. The move is bound to help electronic car ...
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Mercedes-Benz Invests in Via Ride-Sharing Startup

Germany-based automaker Daimler said on Tuesday that it has signed a joint venture agreement with New York City–based ride-sharing startup Via Transportation and will invest $50 million in the joint ...
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More Turbulence for Airline Industry for Warren Buffett and Passengers

It wasn't that long ago that Warren Buffett gave a "clear skies" proclamation for the airline industry after his portfolio managers took stakes in all the major air carriers. But ...
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Uber’s Tiny Revenue

For a company with large aspirations and a huge market value, Uber has small revenue. According to media reports, the ride-sharing firm's revenue in the second quarter was only $1.75 ...
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