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United Launches Longest Flight From US at 8,700 Miles

United Airlines will start the longest flight between a U.S. location and any airport in the world. The service, which will cover 8,700 miles, will run between Los Angeles and ...
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China to Launch 250 MPH Train, Posing Dangers

China says it will have a 250-mile per hour train system in place within three years. By comparison, most U.S. trains travel at speeds well under 70 mph. It is an ...
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Why the Airlines Don’t Really Care About Their Customers

The U.S. House Committee on  Transportation and Infrastructure is holding a hearing today with executives from major U.S. airlines to examine U.S. airline customer service. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ...
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March Air Cargo Volume Increased Most in 8 Years

Air cargo volume increased by 14.6% year over year in March, the largest gain since the economic recovery years of 2009 and 2010, according to data reported Monday by WorldACD ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Schneider National After the Quiet Period

Schneider National Inc. (NYSE: SNDR) recently entered the market in its initial public offering (IPO), and shares have since stayed in a relatively tight range. However, now that the quiet ...
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Republic Airways Emerges From Chapter 11 as Industry Faces Headwinds

Republic Airways, the second-largest regional airline in the United States, announced that it has emerged from its Chapter 11 restructuring. According to its court-approved reorganization plan, Republic will remain a ...
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Warren Buffett Hits Turbulence Betting on Airline Stocks

Warren Buffett for years has been considered the greatest investor of the modern era. Having achieved the status of being world's wealthiest person probably means you know a thing or ...
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Why Southwest and American Airlines Shares Are Crashing

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) both saw their shares fall early on Thursday after each reported less than spectacular earnings. Airlines have been ...
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How JetBlue Earnings Are Taking Flight Over the Competition

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Airline stocks have been under fire as of late after the United Continental ...
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Why Earnings Are Not the Only Thing Driving CSX Shares Higher

When CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) reported its first-quarter financial late on Wednesday, the company said that it had $0.51 in EPS and $2.87 billion in revenue. That compared with consensus estimates ...
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Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported first-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Monday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.41 on revenues of $8.42 ...
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What Swift and Knight Transportation Stand to Gain From Their Merger

Swift Transportation Co. (NYSE: SWFT) and Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX) are each watching their stock rise to kick off the week after it was announced that these companies will ...
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Visitors to Mars Will Die in Under 68 Days

Both Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) and SpaceX, and Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), are in a race to get humans into space, perhaps ...
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Schneider National Enters Market Quietly in IPO

Schneider National Inc. (NYSE: SNDR) entered the market relatively quietly in its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday. The company priced its 28.95 million shares at $19 per share, at ...
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America’s Best Airlines in 2017

Long one of the lowest rated of all U.S. industries, the country's airlines have made something of a comeback over the past four years. In 2013 airlines scored just ahead ...
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