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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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The president of American Airlines' pilot union, who is pushing for mid-contract improvements, says he was encouraged by two recent events.
3/30/17 8:57AM
United Airlines got caught up in a weekend storm of outrage after two teenage girls were asked to change from their leggings before boarding.
3/27/17 11:03AM
LAX will build a $3 billion automated people mover using an innovative financing plan that shifts risk to the contractor from the airport.
3/27/17 7:00AM
American, Delta and United are all adding domestic capacity, worrying some analysts. Meanwhile, international travel to the U.S. may be diminished by the president's proposed travel ban.
3/26/17 3:40PM
American Airlines, working to improve its on-time performance, left 20,000 passengers standing at the gate in February, according to the Allied Pilots Association.
3/26/17 2:20PM
American, Delta and Southwest reduce first-quarter unit revenue guidance, while a key analyst sees a 'visceral reaction' to capacity increases by United and others.
3/22/17 9:55AM
American, Delta, United, Southwest and Alaska shares are severely undervalued because the value of frequent flier programs is hidden, according to a new report.
3/20/17 10:54AM
American Airlines has spent about $20 billion in aircraft in four years, enabling 'the most aggressive fleet modernization in the history of the industry,' says CEO Doug Parker.
3/20/17 7:00AM
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz unveils above-guidance capacity growth plans at an investor conference, weeks after new routes are announced. Wall Street isn't happy.
3/16/17 11:20AM
An advocacy group seeking President Trump's help to limit rapid U.S. expansion by subsidized Middle East carriers has placed ads in newspapers he reads and on TV shows he watches.
3/16/17 10:19AM
American CEO Doug Parker says investors shouldn't be so worried about United's capacity growth at Chicago O'Hare International.
3/15/17 11:55AM
As Winter Storm Stella moves through the Northeast, airlines are eyeing flight resumptions late Tuesday and Wednesday at key airports.
3/14/17 11:45AM
The winter storm means all or nearly all air travel at the three New York airports is shut down on Tuesday.
3/14/17 9:29AM
United Airlines employees will protest on Sunday against Emirates' first Athens-Newark, N.J., flight, saying the subsidized carrier violates an Open Skies treaty agreement.
3/10/17 10:45AM
American Airlines says first-quarter unit revenue will be positive for the second consecutive quarter, after two years of negative numbers. But it will also miss guidance.
3/9/17 9:45AM
Delta will miss first-quarter margin and unit revenue guidance, setting the bar lower as American and United prepare to report traffic for February.
3/8/17 10:05AM
American, Delta, and United are offering basic economy fares but a veteran pricing expert says the goal of the airlines is to inspire you to buy something else.
3/8/17 7:05AM
Copa Airlines' CEO has seen shares gain 18% year to date thanks to a first class hub in Panama City and the region's improved airline economics.
3/6/17 10:16AM
Delta says Monday that fare price increases haven't been able to keep up with the rapid pace of fuel price increases. The carrier cut first-quarter margin guidance.
3/6/17 9:43AM
In his management style, United President Scott Kirby resembles former American CEO Bob Crandall, who was competitive, frank, gifted, detail-oriented and combative .
3/2/17 7:05AM