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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

Virgin America and the Transport Workers Union reach a tentative contract agreement, marking the fourth time in a week that a flight attendant union has made gains.
8/17/16 1:41PM
The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380 captured the world's imagination due to their big size, capacity and range, but they no longer capture the world's aircraft orders.
8/17/16 6:30AM
Delta Air Lines will take an estimated $120 million operating loss and will likely become 'more humble' after last week's computer outage, says Cowen & Co. analyst Helane Becker.
8/15/16 10:52AM
Airfares to Europe and the U.K. have dropped this summer as airlines hunt for passengers put off by terrorism but drawn by the lower British pound.
8/12/16 10:47AM
United Airlines is growing at its San Francisco hub -- making the most of its newer, longer-range 787s.
8/11/16 6:05AM
Delta Air Lines has been focused on eliminating cancellations on any of its 6,000 flights. On Monday, it cancelled 1,000 of them. The setback stings.
8/9/16 11:35AM
Following a six-hour shutdown, Delta Air Lines resumed flights. The carrier said 300 flights were canceled Monday morning and delays are expected to persist throughout the day.
8/8/16 11:56AM
Allegiant Travel has signed a pilot contract after a four-year battle with the Teamsters and ordered 12 new Airbus A320 jets -- both seen as promising signs.
8/5/16 6:00AM
Rockwell Collins has worked with Rio's airport on a renovation to better manage 1.5 million passengers flying in for the Olympics.
8/3/16 6:30AM
Southwest Airlines, suffering from missed estimates, uninspiring guidance, a computer outage and acrimonious labor talks, is once again hearing Wall Street call for bag fees.
8/2/16 6:45AM
American Airlines pilots say the airline is trying to speed up operations with practices that are on the edge of what the Federal Aviation Adminstration allows.
7/28/16 1:30PM
JetBlue beat estimates and says it will take delivery of 30 more Airbus jets, which it may use in the trans-Atlantic.
7/26/16 1:30PM
American, Delta and Alaska all made it clear on recent earnings calls that they are dutifully focused on Wall Street's favorite airline metric, which is known as PRASM.
7/26/16 7:10AM
Southwest Airlines shares fall on Thursday, and seven other airlines also see declines, but Alaska Airlines shares rise on a capacity growth slowdown.
7/22/16 7:05AM
United Airlines has signed labor contracts, improved operations, and boasts success at its San Francisco hub. But many United numbers still trail those of Delta.
7/21/16 9:45AM
United Airlines says it will reduce service to the United Kingdom from both Washington Dulles International Airport and Newark in its winter schedule.
7/20/16 6:55AM
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, the nation's second-largest labor union is seeking to organize workers at Philadelphia International Airport, an American Airlines hub.
7/19/16 12:10PM
The world's two leading jumbo jets went different directions at the Farnborough Airshow, as the Boeing 747 got an order and the Airbus A380 got a production cut.
7/14/16 10:35AM
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker has repeatedly said that airline investors were missing the point as they sold shares. Tuesday's gains and an analyst upgrade make him look smart.
7/13/16 10:30AM