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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.


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United beats guidance, but its guidance on unit revenue and margin trails Delta. Analysts are split on the outlook for the carrier.
1/18/17 8:19AM
Earnings from United Airlines, scheduled to be released after the market closes Tuesday, will have to match up with Delta's results.
1/17/17 10:10AM
The company is a little more optimistic on one front.
1/12/17 9:35AM
American says fourth-quarter unit revenue will be flat to up 2%, the first time in nearly two years that a major carrier has reported positive unit revenue.
1/11/17 10:01AM
If Donald Trump's fiscal stimulus plans are enacted, demand for air travel should increase, boosting airline shares, says Deutsche Bank's airline analyst.
1/11/17 6:50AM
United Airlines was loved last year, but now a new name could fly high.
1/10/17 7:52AM
After nearly two years of declines, airline industry unit revenue seems headed into positive territory, analysts say.
1/5/17 10:17AM
Delta, starting 2017 as a Wall Street favorite, exceeds its December unit revenue expectations, even as a veteran analyst downgrades six other carriers.
1/4/17 11:26AM
Boeing's 3.65% dividend yield ranks fourth among the 'Dogs of the Dow' but is that enough as global demand for aircraft seems headed for a fall?
1/4/17 6:45AM
Airline industry profits have generally declined since 2015. But, airline stocks could stay hot in 2017 due to several factors.
1/3/17 11:16AM
An Iranian official seemed to brag that Iran got a 50% discount on its $16.6 billion purchase of Boeing jets. But at Boeing and Airbus, nobody pays the list price.
12/27/16 7:16AM
Here is TheStreet's list of the top six airline customer service moments of 2016 - provided by pilots, agents, mechanics and flight attendants.
12/23/16 7:45AM
As heavy holiday travel begins Thursday, American, Delta and United have worked with the TSA to add faster security lanes at Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and Newark airports.
12/22/16 8:20AM
Alaska and the DOJ reached an agreement in principle on the Alaska-Virgin America merger in October, sources say. Then DOJ focused on code-share restrictions.
12/19/16 7:00AM
Delta anticipates a post-election rally in travel, improved margins, a 2017 profit of $6 billion and higher profits after that.
12/15/16 9:55AM
JetBlue's buildup at Boston Logan has boosted the carrier's margins. Now, JetBlue is looking at Boston-London service and a similar buildup at Fort Lauderdale.
12/15/16 7:00AM
Alaska Airlines will be the fifth-largest U.S. airline with 6% of capacity after merging with Virgin Atlantic. To become truly national, it may have to merge with JetBlue.
12/13/16 6:50AM