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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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American Airlines might want to think about making a deal with Qatar Airways, which is battling a blockade by the UAE, home of Emirates and Etihad.
6/23/17 11:20AM
Like most airline shares, Alaska Air's share price performance trails the S&P 500. But some analysts like the carrier's movement on merger synergies, unit revenue and a pilot contract.
6/23/17 8:15AM
American Airlines CEO and two of the airline's unions are speaking out against Qatar Airways' bid to invest in the airline.
6/22/17 2:07PM
Qatar Airways says it wants to buy 10% of American Airlines. American Airlines pilots say the effort 'has got to be stopped.'
6/22/17 10:47AM
Qatar Airways battles American Airlines on subsidies to Middle East carriers, but it also owns big shares of American partners British Airways and LATAM.
6/22/17 10:20AM
American, Delta and United are all having strong years, but Southwest is the only airline whose share price gain exceeds the S&P 500.
6/21/17 9:10AM
In the Paris Air Show battle between the Boeing MAX 10 and the Delta A321, United and Delta made opposing picks.
6/20/17 4:17PM
Boeing opens the Paris Air Show by rolling out its new 737 MAX 10, which is intended to challenge the Airbus A321 as leader of the large narrowbody segment.
6/19/17 1:07PM
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker looks to 'steady state' profit of $5 billion and says airline the will share the wealth with investors and third-party vendors' unionized workers.
6/15/17 11:20AM
United says it has been adding seats on nearly all of its aircraft, while American says it won't reduce seat pitch on the Boeing 737 MAX as much as planned.
6/14/17 10:59AM
Last week, United boosted service at San Francisco and two carriers added Oakland-Barcelona. Meanwhile, San Jose is fastest-growing major U.S. airport.
6/12/17 7:55AM
Qatar Airways deserves praise for maintaining smooth operations even though its surrounding neighbors suddenly decided to close off their air space in a diplomatic spat.
6/8/17 3:03PM
Delta's chief financial officer says the carrier has seen no impact on forward bookings from terrorist incidents in London. Also, United and Southwest reaffirm unit revenue guidance.
6/7/17 11:51AM
Boeing and Airbus have benefited from huge aircraft orders by the Middle East airlines, but Qatar Airways' problems underscore risks in an unstable area with an unusual airline business model.
6/6/17 1:31PM
United partner Copa Airlines, which has a fortress hub in Panama City, provides a way to buy into Latin America's growth. Shares are up 116% in the past 52 weeks.
6/5/17 7:30AM
Saturday's terrorist attack on London is likely to have a minimal impact on travel to the U.K. and Europe, experts say, although some leisure travelers may have second thoughts.
6/5/17 6:45AM
United Airlines began San Francisco-Singapore service aboard a Boeing 787-9 on June 1, 2016. It works so well that United now plans LAX-Singapore.
6/1/17 10:40AM
The widely discussed move to ban carried-on laptop computers would result in stacking hundreds of the devices in baggage holds, where a lithium-ion battery fire could be devastating.
5/31/17 10:30AM
Despite consolidation, airlines devote more capacity to competitive routes today than they did in 2005, a Wall Street analyst says in a new report.
5/30/17 7:45AM