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Latest Airline News

Latest Airline News

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Airline stocks can make foreboding investments given the volume of news surrounding the airline industry. In the articles below, you will find airline news coverage with a focus on new aircraft orders and capital expenditures, union contract negotiations for pilots, flight attendants and ground crew, airline mergers and overall trends in airline industry revenue.

Additionally, you'll find consumer-focused coverage of airlines -- including baggage fees, interactions with the Transportation Security Administration and reviews of airports -- which, in time, may impact the price of airline shares and the perception of the airline industry as a whole.

Airline News Today

JetBlue CEO Dave Barger agrees to step down because Wall Street wants JetBlue to be just like the legacy carriers -- who all had recent bankruptcies.
9/19/14 10:51AM
JetBlue said CEO Dave Barger will step down in February when his contract expires, and Robin Hayes will replace him.
9/18/14 7:59PM
American Airlines' pilot union now represents all 15,000 pilots at the airline, and former America West pilots want their previous union to refund unspent dues .
9/18/14 10:06AM
American Airlines' two top executives spoke on the East Coast and the West Coast on Tuesday. Both said the airline industry is doing well but still faces obstacles.
9/17/14 11:35AM
Spirit Airlines' new yellow design recalls the colors of the long-departed Hughes Air West.
9/17/14 6:45AM
United becomes the first U.S. carrier to take possession of the stretched version of the Boeing 787.
9/4/14 11:10AM
American Airlines and US Airways pilots reach a tentative deal that could involve two arbitrations before they settle on a pilot list.
9/4/14 9:38AM
American, Delta and United joined airline labor unions in opposing a DOT exemption and permit for Ireland-based Norwegian Air to fly to the U.S. The exemption was denied Tuesday.
9/2/14 6:28PM
American Airlines and US Airways divested slots at National when they merged. The freed-up aircraft are going primarily to add Midwest service to Charlotte and Philadelphia.
9/2/14 6:45AM
American Airlines should reopen talks with Envoy pilots and take responsibility for low pilot pay at regional airlines, says ALPA President Lee Moak.
8/27/14 6:48AM
Boeing aircraft can be cheaper for Delta's foreign competitors than for Delta, thanks to Ex-Im Bank financing. Now the Tea Party has joined Delta in battling the bank.
8/26/14 6:45AM
The five most beloved U.S. airlines include historic Pan Am, Southwest, and three airlines with strong local identities in Charlotte, Milwaukee and Seattle.
8/25/14 6:45AM
United will offer full meals in first class on flights of more than 800 miles, a hundred miles less than the standard on Delta and American.
8/21/14 10:00AM
JetBlue CEO Dave Barger is under assault from Wall Street because he backs consumer friendly policies including more legroom, free Wi-Fi and a free first bag.
8/20/14 10:36AM
Virgin America is doing everything at once - an IPO, a move to Love Field, opening new routes and welcoming its first labor union.
8/19/14 6:45AM
American Airlines is talking once again with its Envoy pilots, trying to reduce costs at a time when the demand for regional jet pilots exceeds the supply. .
8/14/14 6:00AM
China Southern this year flew its new Boeing 777 300ER into JFK and ordered 80 Airbus aircraft, while its chairman said maybe on Chinese-built aircraft.
8/13/14 8:33AM
JetBlue is being recommened by analysts who think the 2015 departure of CEO Jeff Barger will lead to 'improvements,' which is to say fees.
8/12/14 6:00AM
More than two-thirds of Americans say they still find bag fees annoying, and nearly two-thirds have no brand loyalty to any airline, a new poll shows.
8/11/14 6:45AM
China Southern began Guangzhou-New York service on Thursday, flying a Boeing 777-300ER, finally inaugurating service after 10 years of talking to JFK officials.
8/8/14 6:45AM

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