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TSA Discovered Record 89 Firearms in Airline Carry-On Bags Last Week

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported that it discovered a weekly record of 89 firearms in carry-on bags at U.S. airports last week. Of that ...
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United Airlines Earnings Don’t Impress Investors

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported second-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $2.75 on revenues of ...
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Check-In Procedures for International Travelers to the US to Get Tougher

One goal of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to raise the base level of aviation security worldwide using enhanced security measures at some 280 last-point-of-departure (to the ...
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Clean Diesel Vehicles Now Comprise One-Third of US Commercial Truck Fleet

About 3 million heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the United States use advanced clean diesel engines and emissions control systems that save billions of gallons of fuel and reduce polluting emissions ...
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US Travel Group Urges US Airlines to Quit ‘Griping’ About Foreign Competition

The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) is a professional, nonprofit organization that represents the many businesses comprising the $3.3 trillion U.S. travel industry. The group has long opposed the so-called Big ...
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Why Argus Sees Southwest Flying Even Higher

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) watched its shares hit an all-time high in Thursday’s session on continued momentum and lower operating costs. In just the past year, the stock is ...
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If Qatar Airways Buys Into American, Who’s Next?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) announced Thursday morning in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Qatar Airways has notified the U.S. carrier of the Qatari ...
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FedEx Earnings Aren’t Enough for Investors

When FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday, the company posted $4.25 in earnings per share (EPS) and $15.73 billion in ...
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The World’s Best Airlines

While we're paying a lot of attention to sales and orders for new airplanes at this year's Paris Air Show, airline and airport customer review website Skytrax on Tuesday listed ...
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What to Expect From FedEx Earnings

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are $3.88 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Is This the Lucky No. 7 Reverse Stock Split for DryShips?

Since March of 2016, cargo carrier DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) has conducted six reverse stock splits. On June 22, the company's seventh reverse split — this time a one-for-five split ...
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Airline Stocks: It’s Fuel Prices and Passenger Loads, Stupid

The number of complaints filed against airlines rose 70% in April, compared with the same month of last year. This may be due to passenger injuries, a passenger being dragged ...
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Frontier Group Closes in on IPO

Frontier Group Holdings has registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the ...
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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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