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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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Alaska Air executives tout the carrier's growth at an investor conference Tuesday. A Wall Street analyst suggests a higher dividend.
5/23/17 1:10PM
Boeing remains a top three Dow stock as it sails through a brief 737 MAX delay and a tiff with Canada over its allegation that Bombardier dumped aircraft.
5/22/17 7:24AM
Delta Air Lines, which last year opposed privatization of air traffic control, has not changed its position, despite Washington speculation to the contrary.
5/19/17 10:40AM
A report by the International Air Travel Association says recent terrorist attacks on Europe had a $2.5 billion impact on air travel, but that impact has all but vanished.
5/17/17 10:20AM
United Airlines pilots say laptop bans should be based on individual airport security levels, while the leak of cockpit access code emphasizes need for cockpit security gates.
5/16/17 1:30PM
American Airlines honors Terri Pope, its top Charlotte executive, who will retire in June, donating $340,000 to Charlotte charities. Pope called American CEO Doug Parker 'a servant leader.'
5/16/17 10:30AM
American Airlines flight attendants are blasting a Citi analyst who objected to the airlines' decision to give flight attendants and pilots a $930 million raise.
5/15/17 9:00AM
LaGuardia, Newark and Kennedy Airports all have been leaders as global airport traffic outpaced global economies during a recession-troubled decade, according to a new Fitch study.
5/15/17 7:00AM
Delta Air Lines executives tell analysts they expect to see share price gains resulting from Pacific growth, share buybacks and higher business travel fares.
5/11/17 11:50AM
American and United shares are gaining as two analysts raise American's estimates, one calls United his top pick and a J.D. Power survey says passengers are increasingly satisfied.
5/10/17 10:50AM
Alitalia's long decline recalls the histories of Eastern, Pan Am and TWA, but experts see little impact, even on Delta, a joint venture partner.
5/10/17 7:15AM
American and United shares rise Tuesday after both carriers report positive unit revenue trends.
5/9/17 11:30AM
United Airlines' passenger dragging incident led to a Senate subcommittee hearing where senators and witnesses mentioned five ideas that would benefit passengers -- and perhaps deter unneeded legislation.
5/8/17 7:00AM
Incidents at American and United Airlines have underscored tense conditions for airline industry passengers -- and for the airlines' flight attendants.
5/4/17 7:05AM
United Airlines executives heard both outrage and support from a congressional committee that explored the forced removal of a recalcitrant passenger from a flight in April.
5/3/17 9:44AM
American Airlines shares have fallen 9.3% since the airline raised pilot and flight attendant pay by $930 million, but an outspoken Charlotte pilot leader now backs the CEO.
5/2/17 9:29AM
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will be the star witness Tuesday when a House committee takes a look at airline customer service.
5/1/17 10:25AM
American Airlines shares fell 6% Thursday because the carrier brought its pay rates up to Delta and United's pay rates. Some analysts wonder if the selloff was warranted.
4/30/17 1:00PM
American Airlines' share price fell Thursday after the carrier said it will give pilots and flight attendants a $1 billion pay raise over the next two and a half years.
4/27/17 11:38AM
American Airlines beat estimates and guides to positive current quarter unit revenue. The carrier also defers its initial delivery of the Airbus A350.
4/27/17 8:34AM