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Airlines will make mammoth profits this year. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its forecasts for the global industry higher–to $8.9 billion. In June, its forecast was only...
Customer satisfaction among travelers who fly on low-cost carriers is substantially higher than for people who use traditional airlines. JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) tops a recent evaluation of service...
By Robert HerbstComing next month AirlineFinancials.com estimates US Airways (LCC) will report an all time record 3rd quarter profit of $225 million from $3.2 billion in projected operating...
The Unusual Suspects was a tad shorter than most editions due to the time of year and due to lower news flows.  We have no market-moving earnings this week.  The latest edition of the Unusual...
MarketWatch:   Toyota Motor (NYSE: TM) upped its full-year forecastReuters:   BP plc (NYSE: BP) began the “static kill” of its well in the Gulf.Reuters:   Japan is worried because the yen...
For the 2nd quarter 2010, the nine largest airlines collectively reported $1.86 billion in net profits on $31.7 billion in revenues (net profits exclude $713 million for special items). The Q2...
Starting with Monday’s 2nd quarter earnings release by Delta (NYSE: DAL) and ending on July 29thwith Southwest (NYSE: LUV),AirlineFinancials.com estimates the nine largest US airlines will report...
Continental Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: CAL) may still be trying to score on its UAL Corporation (NASDAQ: UAUA) merger, but earnings season features almost every major airline next week.  The news out of...
Is “growth” really returning to the airline industry? Based on almost daily press releases, airlinesappear to be adding new destinations every weekAnalysis by AirlineFinancials.com shows most...
Reuters:   A plan to isolate swaps from bank deposit assets will be in the financial reform bill.Reuters:   The Volcker rule would prevent mergers among large banks.Reuters:   Facebook’s 2009...
Reuters:   The US  is stepping up the pressure on BP plc (NYSE: BP) as the government doubles spill estimates.Reuters:   Geithner says US patience on the yuan is  disappearing.Reuters:  ...
A new survey from JD Power shows that consumer satisfaction with airlines in North America rose for the first time in three years. Almost 12,000 people responded to the poll which was done between...
Airline mergers always bring labor unrest. One of the purposes of industry marriages is to cut costs, and that almost always involves firing workers. The most important tool that airline workers have...
Reuters:   Ford Motor (NYSE: F) may kill the Mercury  brand.Reuters:   Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is finding a flood of Asian buyers for the iPad.Reuters:   Prudential plc is in talks with...
Reuters:   China avoided a commitment on the yuan’s value during talks with the US.Reuters:   A Senate committee will look at the UAL (NASDAQ: UAUA) merger with Continental (NYSE:...