When the America West management team took over US Airways in 2005, it cut capacity and boosted unit revenue. A veteran analyst says the team can do the same thing at American.
On the first day of the American Airlines flight attendants strike in 1993, most planes flew empty. It seemed the airline was unprepared. But a former airline executive says that isn't the case.
Airlines are bracing for bad weather during the peak Thanksgiving holiday, but Ted Reed says it was even worse during the 1993 American Airlines strike.
UBS analyst Colin Langan anticipates that 2014 will be a better year for GM than for Ford, at least in the first half of the year, thanks to the benefit of the new Silverado rollout.
American Airlines flight attendants staged the last strike at a major airline 20 years ago. This year, their union president was among the leaders in promoting a merger with US Airways.
The merger of US Airways and American likely will mean that one of two flight attendant unions must go, and the American union is twice as big as the US Airways union.
Boeing plans to sell 225 new aircraft to Middle Eastern customers who likely will take traffic from its European customers, and who operate three hubs within a few hundred miles of each other.
Boeing shares reached an all-time high on Monday following the biggest commercial aircraft launch in history. But the 777X won't be delivered until 2020, the defense outlook is grim and the 787 stock bounce seems over.
Ford abandoned the Ranger in 2011, leaving the mid-size pickup segment primarily to Toyota. GM is now stepping back in.
Boeing's unprecedented success with its 777X rollout has led the company to display hubris in negotiations with labor and Washington.