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Steve Bierfeldt had a little tin box, packed in plain view in his carry-on bag, when he went through airport security in St. Louis last March. He often carried the little box, he later told me. But this time, the box would become a big deal.
The still financially troubled airline industry is experimenting with selling more products and services to fliers, the New York Times reports.
The proposed merger between British Airways and Iberia would be bad for consumers as the flag-carrying airlines would raise ticket prices on their competing routes, Michael O'Leary, CEO of discount Irish carrier Ryanair, told CNBC Friday.
Warren Buffett's NetJets is putting 495 of its 3200 pilots on furlough effective January 15, as the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary continues to cut back in the face of a slowdown in private corporate air travel.
We know what you’re thinking, the market needs a weak dollar to go higher. Well maybe not.
After a 30% drop in 30 days, should you be a buyer of Continental Airlines? The #1 airlines analyst says, yes!
Business air traffic is starting to stabilize, said Larry Kellner, CEO of Continental.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Apple and Whirlpool popped while Barnes & Noble and the Amex Airline Index dropped.
Shares of Jet Blue closed lower on Thursday despite results that showed it was one of only a few airlines to make a profit last quarter. Buy the dip?
Last year, procrastinators were rewarded when they finally got around to booking flights for holiday travel. Back then, airlines were not prepared for the sharp falloff in travel and offered last-minute deals to fill up empty planes. This year? Dilly-dallying, even waiting just a few days, could carry a steep price.
The national union representing flight attendants wants Congress to ban in-flight phone calls, and survey after survey of airline passengers shows strong opposition to allowing cellphones on planes.
The traders are closely watching action in Goldman Sachs after the financial bellwether rolled over and broke below $180.
Ever stood in an airport check-in queue and wished the airline boss could experience the same horror? Well the chief executive of budget airline Jet2.com did just that and wound up with a police caution for shouting expletives at his own staff, British media reported.
JAL has all the characteristics of a chart from 2008 and that type of nosedive is not good in a rising 2009 market.
Finally, some positive news from airlines, but what's next?
Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at The Hodges Fund & Hodges Small Cap Fund said he is optimistic on small cap companies and sees the next five years as “outstanding investment time.” He shared his insights on where investors should put their money.
Textron has rocketed 84 percent in less than two months, and traders apparently expect the aviation company to fly even higher.
Sometimes the smallest changes can net the biggest results. Find out what the airlines are doing that could be a game changer!
Stocks skidded Friday after a disappointing report on consumer prices and as consumers' mood took a turn for the worse. The Dow finished down about 50 points on the week, snapping a four-week winning streak.That snapped the markets four-week winning streak: