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Airlines May See Record Q3 Earnings

Airlines May See Record Q3 Earnings
In recent days, we have received investor updates from several airlines outlining estimated third-quarter operating-line items as well as additional commentary on operations. The investor updates appear to support what we believe continues to be …
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How Asian Airlines' Pricey New Planes Actually Cut Costs
IndiGo plans to buy 250 Airbus A320neos from Airbus, in what would be the largest order to date for the aircraft maker. It may sound paradoxical, but buying expensive new planes actually helps cut costs for many airlines. Asian carriers, especially …
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BLAH Airlines Shows the Worst of Air Travel in Terrifying 6-Hour Video

BLAH Airlines Shows the Worst of Air Travel in Terrifying 6-Hour Video
Virgin America has launched what appears to be a very elaborate campaign to point out the dullness of most of its competitors. BLAH Airlines, with the slogan "We're not any other airline: we're BLAH," has a website, social media accounts on Twitter, …
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Southwest Airlines makes astounding admissions, promises to top customers
It looks as if that big brand makeover Southwest Airlines announced last month is about a lot more than a paint job and the "heart" you'll find on display among the airline's tens of thousands of rank-and-file employees. Now the top ranks of Southwest …
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American Airlines flight walls split apart, flight makes emergency landing at SFO
An American Airlines jet bound for Dallas makes an emergency landing at the San Francisco International Airport when it looked like the inside of the plane was coming apart at the seams in midair. A passenger caught a photo of the walls of the plane …
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Emirates Airlines CEO: Malaysia Airlines MH370 'Under Control, Probably Until
As the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 drags on past the seven month mark, not all are happy with the progress of the investigation. One of the sharpest critics of the investigation has been Emirates Airlines CEO Sir Tim Clarke. The recently …
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Alaska Airlines experiments with fingerprinting instead of checking ID to

Alaska Airlines experiments with fingerprinting instead of checking ID to
KOMO-TV travel expert Steve Danishek said Alaska Airlines is way ahead of the competition on this move. He believes it will speed up times for travelers, and ultimately could save airlines money through automation. "Using your thumb, using your device …
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy That Can Beat Earnings Expectations
If any industry benefits from falling oil prices it is the airlines. In fact, jet fuel accounted for almost 35% of one major airline's spending last year. With prices dropping after years of high costs, many airlines can translate that drop right into …
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3 Airlines Poised to Profit From Lower Fuel Prices
Oil prices are plummeting. By the end of last week, the price of Brent crude oil for delivery in November had fallen below $ 90. World oil prices haven't been as low as they are today since 2010. This is great news for airlines, as jet fuel tends to be …
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Airport Authority approves budget that decreases fees charged to airlines at PIT

Airport Authority approves budget that decreases fees charged to airlines at PIT
The $ 97.9 million spending plan lowers the cost per enplaned passenger the authority levies airlines by 7.3 percent, from $ 13.92 to $ 12.90. This rate is also the lowest for the airlines since 2008. For the airlines under the airport's airline operating …
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Emirates Is the World's Most Glamorous Airline
By now, we've all seen the ads and read the glowing magazine profiles about the world's most luxurious airline, Dubai-based Emirates: the flat beds in private quarters, the lobster and champagne, the Zen-like shower spa, the polished staff that caters …
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Ultra Luxury Travel: Inside Singapore Airlines' Private Suites
In an age when some airlines are forcing passengers into the ever-smaller sardine can that is economy class, others are making room for a luxurious experience that goes above and beyond first class. For passengers willing to shell out thousands of …
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Lastest Airlines News

Airlines Let Sharp Elbows Fly in Dallas Airport's Reshuffle
The action was set in motion by the formal “opening” of national service next week at the home airport of Southwest Airlines (LUV), along with squabbling over gates given up by American Airlines (AAL) as a result of last year's megamerger. The Oct. 13 …
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Spirit Airlines planes get decked in yellow
"This new livery perfectly matches Spirit Airlines," CEO and president Ben Baldanza said. "It's radically different from other airlines, and it's fun. When you see this plane in the air — or on the ground — there will be no question that this is a …
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Service without a smile: why airlines aren't nice
Its brand-new aircraft come with a hefty debt load and the airline has failed to attract big-spending business travelers. To increase revenue — and satisfy shareholders — the airline might eventually be forced to take actions, such as raising fees …
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Airlines battle Ebola fears

Airlines battle Ebola fears
U.S. airlines are worried that the Ebola outbreak will cause people to cancel their travel plans for fear of catching the virus on a plane or in an airport. With their ticket sales at risk, industry officials are going into overdrive to try and …
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Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine had oxygen mask on
THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The body of one passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, Dutch prosecutors said Thursday, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out …
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American Airlines VIP passengers to be collected from plane in CADILLACS
American Airlines has announced a new service in partnership with Cadillac to shuttle VIP passengers with tight transfer times directly from the plane to their next gate. Available only to members of the airline's invitation-only ConciergeKey program …
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Spirit Airlines: Look Out Below

Spirit Airlines: Look Out Below
For more than 18 months, Spirit Airlines (SAVE) could no wrong. That all changed today with the budget airline's released its September revenue metrics. Cowen's Helane Becker and Conor Cunningham explain why investors are pounding Spirit's shares …
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Service without a smile: why airlines aren't nice
Its brand-new aircraft come with a hefty debt load and the airline has failed to attract big-spending business travelers. To increase revenue — and satisfy shareholders — the airline might eventually be forced to take actions, such as raising fees …
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Cadillac, American Airlines Partner To Bring Exclusive Travel Benefits
Cadillac and American Airlines have launched a partnership to bring a broad array of exclusive benefits to travelers, ranging from on-site airport transfers in Cadillacs to awarding of frequent-flier miles to American Airlines customers who test-drive …
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Southwest Airlines took hit on Wichita service to Dallas, Chicago in first 8
“On the other hand, what airlines try to do these days is try to deploy the assets (their airplanes) in markets where they produce the best benefit of the network,” Mann said. “If this is a subsidy market, it's obviously not producing as well as some …
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Delta Air Lines will be able to remain at Dallas Love Field through the end of
“Delta Air Lines has secured the right to continue to operate service at Dallas Love Field through the end of the year, and continues to work with all parties involved toward a permanent solution to allow for long-term service,” says a statement from …
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Airlines Fly the Skies on a Sugar High
The passenger flight, operated by the Brazilian low-fare airline GOL, flew from Florida to São Paulo, Brazil, on a 10 percent blend of a clear liquid called farnesane mixed with regular jet fuel. This summer, farnesane became the third kind of …
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