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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

American Airlines' regional carrier Envoy Air is getting rid of airplanes because it won't have enough pilots to fly them.
11/26/14 6:45AM
Delta has taken a controversial stand in support of President Obama's move to reshape immigration policy.
11/25/14 9:27AM
American and US Airways ticket counters in Charlotte moved closer together on Friday, and employees made that into something more.
11/24/14 6:45AM
The Airbus A350 had a good week as Delta announced an order and Qatar announced the timing for the first delivery.
11/21/14 7:11AM
Norwegian Air CEO Bjorn Kjos says the carrier's low fares boost tourism. But ALPA President Lee Moak says Norwegian's structure is a complex 'shell game' intended to avoid labor protections.
11/20/14 6:46AM
Virgin America pilots approached the Air Line Pilots Association regarding membership in the union, according to ALPA President Lee Moak.
11/19/14 11:10AM
Delta, Spirit and Virgin America all declared Friday that they plan on rapid growth in select markets.
11/18/14 10:44AM
Virgin America CEO David Cush says the carrier resembles Spirit in its low costs, all-A320 fleet and point-to-point service. But the models and growth plans differ.
11/14/14 11:04AM
Union leaders at American Airlines are using Delta compensation as examples of where they would like to be. No doubt Delta likes the comparison.
11/14/14 6:45AM
American Airlines' merger with US Airways led to an influx of bigger aircraft at Washington National Airport, at a time when traffic at United's Dulles hub has been falling.
11/13/14 6:45AM
American Airlines' management team has pursued mergers since 2004, always with an eye toward being labor friendly. The results have been mixed.
11/12/14 10:46AM
American Airlines management hit a stumbling block in a merger that until Sunday seemed to be going according to plan. Labor issues also disrupted the same management team's previous merger.
11/10/14 11:49AM
Denver's airport has taken advantage of its United hub to get a 787 flight to Tokyo and a new flight to Panama City. A light rail stop opens in 2016.
11/10/14 7:04AM
Despite falling fuel price, airlines are not reducing ticket prices nor are they rushing to open new routes -- something analysts fear.
11/7/14 9:57AM
Delta reports that revenue per available seat mile rose 3% in October, pushing its share price up. For the month, Delta completed 99.9% of its mainline flights.
11/4/14 10:21AM
American Airlines flight attendants are voting on a tentative contract agreement called 'industry leading' by union President Laura Glading. But some US Airways flight attendants don't buy it.
11/4/14 7:03AM
Alaska Airlines shares have gained 44% this year, mid-range for airline stocks, and a leading airline analyst says Delta's Seattle buildup is bound to hurt the stock.
10/30/14 10:17AM
United Airlines now flies the longest Boeing 787 route in the world, while American awaits its first 787 and Delta might not even want one.
10/29/14 6:59AM
Delta challenges Wall Street analysts who think it has strayed from the path of capacity discipline, while American CEO Doug Parker pays tribute to longtime analyst Ray Neidl.
10/27/14 6:52AM
Five airlines reports record third quarters and United posts its best quarter ever. But United's advance bookings decline.
10/23/14 11:17AM

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