Calls grow louder for more effective airline regulation

Calls grow louder for more effective airline regulation
At the same time, North American airlines are expected to post a $ 11.9 billion profit for 2014, up from $ 5.8 billion a year before. Part of the reason is that the government green-lighted several mergers — including between American Airlines and US …
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Tidbits from the Southwest Airlines annual report
We've swam through the Southwest Airlines 10-K, or annual report, and dug out some nuggets that Southwest followers may find interesting. – $ 100 in Southwest Airlines stock on Dec. 31, 2009, would have been worth $ 75 at the end of 2011, while $ 100 in …
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Airlines Drop Fuel Surcharges, but Flights Don't Get Cheaper
It's this kind of wholly logical thinking that has had airline travelers up in arms over the last several months, as the price of gasoline and rocket fuel has declined substantially, yet fuel surcharges remain and airfares are still extraordinarily …
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Top Stock Picks: Citi, American Airlines, Level 3 and More

Top Stock Picks: Citi, American Airlines, Level 3 and More
American Airlines: McMahon says American Airlines will continue to benefit from the improving U.S. economy and constrained capacity in the U.S. airline industry. Fuel savings are the “icing on the cake.” McMahon expects a whopping five percentage …
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A Letter to United Airlines' CEO Jeff Smisek
The following letter was recently sent to Jeff Smisek, CEO of United Airlines. It describes a spreading practice where highly profitable airlines (with the notable exception of Southwest) put their loyal employees jobs up for auction to the lowest …
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Delta CEO points to 9/11 amid criticism from Gulf airlines
Competition in the airline industry has been heating up between legacy carriers in the United States and Europe and rapidly expanding Gulf carriers like Emirates and Etihad. That competition had previously been (mostly) polite — now there are signs …
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