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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

Five airlines reports record third quarters and United posts its best quarter ever. But United's advance bookings decline.
10/23/14 11:17AM
Qatar Airways is flying its A350 into Frankfurt and its A380 into Heathrow, one more sign that the Middle East carriers pose an increasing threat to the major European carriers.
10/23/14 6:45AM
A new poll taken for TheStreet shows because of the Ebola scare 27% of Americans are afraid to fly and 4% have changed their travel plans.
10/22/14 6:45AM
Delta is widely seen as the leading U.S. airline, yet some Wall Street analysts have decided it is adding too much capacity, breaking the mold of 'capacity discipline.'
10/20/14 6:45AM
Airline shares continue to fall on Ebola fears, though analysts believe the concerns may be overblown.
10/16/14 10:54AM
As American Airlines approached bankruptcy in 2011, the carrier and its pilot union searched for options that included a merger with United and the return of Bob Crandall.
10/14/14 11:15AM
Perhaps the world should not be so quick to count out the labor movement in the South, particularly among airline and aerospace employees.
10/10/14 7:15AM
United Airlines, facing criticism of its Love Field strategy, tops the watch list as airline investors await third-quarter earnings.
10/9/14 9:52AM
Since the American/US Airways merger, Charlotte has lost two flights to Brazil, and Charlotte Douglas International Airport has temporarily scrapped plans to build a new international terminal.
10/7/14 7:01AM
Airline shares are leading the market higher Friday, a response to falling oil prices, overselling and continued capacity discipline.
10/3/14 11:57AM
Delta, American, Southwest and Spirit shares all gave up more than 3% on Wednesday and kept falling Thursday, as Delta reported in-line September unit revenue.
10/2/14 12:22PM
Boeing said it will boost 737 Next Gen and MAX production to 52 a month, starting in 2017, two years behind first A320neo delivery.
10/2/14 10:58AM
American Airlines, which operates the world's largest Airbus fleet, has orders for 100 Airbus A320neos and expects its first aircraft in 2017.
9/27/14 9:30AM
American Airlines has begun flying its second heritage aircraft in the colors of PSA, which the Southwest founders visited in 1969 as they developed their plans.
9/26/14 11:43AM
American Airlines flight attendant leader Laura Glading asked airline executives for $13 million more after she learned that Delta had given its flight attendants a raise.
9/25/14 12:26PM
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly opposes bag fees but a veteran airline analyst says bag fees are right for Southwest and JetBlue.
9/23/14 11:04AM
American Airlines will honor America West, the little Phoenix airline that somehow managed to take over the world.
9/22/14 11:49AM
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

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