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Why Spirit Ranks Last in Airline Quality

Whenever anyone flies there’s usually a preference for one airline over another, or at least a question of how much quality or convenience is worth in terms of sacrificing for ...
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Could Rising Fuel Prices Crush Airline Stock Rally?

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) likes airlines. His opinion has sent shares of companies in the industry higher. One thing on the horizon that could affect the ...
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How Airlines Have Generated Massive Gains for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

If you have followed Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) for very long, you know it has been no secret that Buffett was not a fan of investing in ...
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What Is Driving American Airlines Earnings Even Higher

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) released its fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The airline giant said that it had $1.48 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect From Major Airlines Reporting This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of major airlines reporting their earnings this week. Although we had one of the majors post its results last week, the bulk ...
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Spirit, Frontier Airlines Frequent Flyer Programs Judged Worst in US

Airline frequent flyer programs were among, if not, the first loyalty programs offered by U.S. companies. The original idea was to reward customers for booking flights with the airline. And the ...
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Why Is JetBlue Offering $52 Fares?

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) has fares from New York's JFK to Boston for as little as $52 one way. The deal is extraordinary, because ticket prices for shuttles between ...
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United Airlines Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Worries Investors

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The airline reported adjusted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.78 on revenues of ...
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Ft. Lauderdale Airport by the Numbers

The state of Florida's number one industry is tourism, and tourism depends on airports to bring in all those half-frozen northerners for a few days (or more) of thawing out. ...
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2016 Air Cargo Improves, but Trump a Wild Card for 2017

Air cargo volume increased by 6.9% year over year in November, on top of a 6.2% increase posted in October, according to data reported Wednesday by WorldACD Market Data. While ...
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Amazon’s ‘Uber for Trucks’ May Disrupt Trucking Well Before Automation Does

By Kashif, Investment Analyst at PrivCo, a private company financial intelligence platform The trucking business in the United States is big. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) ...
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What Fliers Want Is Legroom

Poll a large number of fliers about what they want in an airline, and the answer will be legroom. Airline seats have shrunk for years, at least in coach. Travelers ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 5 Top Airlines to Buy for 2017

If any industry has had the proverbial ups and downs this year is has been the airline sub-sector of the transports, and with good reason. Pricing pressure and over-expansion pinned ...
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SEC Settles Charges With United Airlines

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges in a case where shareholders ...
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Costamare Prices Secondary Offering

Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) shares dropped on Wednesday after the company announced the pricing of its secondary offering. The company intends to offer 12 million shares at $6 apiece, with ...
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