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Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Oct 2- American Airlines pilots this week are expected to authorize their union to call a strike, but the union says it may decide to keep the vote secret for now.
Oct 2- American Airline pilots this week are expected to authorize their union to call a strike, but the union says it may decide to keep the vote secret for now.
*One of several Atlantic Basin plants facing sale, closure. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2- Imperial Oil Ltd. Imperial, the Canadian affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corp, has said it expects to announce a decision on the plant's fate in the first quarter of 2013..
The first sign of trouble showed up last Wednesday, when crews noticed loose seats on a plane that had flown from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Vail, Colo. The seats were tightened again that day in Boston. The same plane had to make an emergency landing Monday when seats came loose shortly after takeoff on a New York- to- Miami flight.
ATLANTA-- A drop in last-minute travelers in September hurt a key revenue measurement for Delta Air Lines Inc., the company said on Tuesday, although its fuel bill came in lower than expected, too. Per-seat passenger revenue rose 0.5 percent in September. Delta had previously said it expected an increase of 1 percent to 3 percent.
Lynn Helms says North Dakota crude oil also could be in demand to make jet fuel for Delta Air Lines Inc.. He says they'll make it easier for North Dakota crude oil to flow to refineries in Texas and the Gulf Coast. The airline is exploring getting North Dakota crude, because it's cheaper than oil from Britain's North Sea.
Frontier Airlines caused a stir when it announced travelers who don't book directly with the airline will pay higher fees. But do the best deals always come from travel agencies? The New York Times investigates.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Trader, ACE Investment Strategists says that with uncertainties weighing on the U.S. economy, the airline sector is not where he wants to be in.
*Moody's affirms b2 cfr of Delta Air Lines; assigns ba2 rating to new senior.
--Delta Air Lines Inc. is issuing $1.7 billion of debt, consisting of a $1 billion B-1 term loan, $250 million B-2 term loan, and $450 million bank revolving credit. Rating Action On Oct. 1, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services assigned its' B+' issue rating and' 2' recovery rating to Delta Air Lines Inc.' s.
Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. were the best performers in the group with gains of 3.4 percent and 2.5 percent. US Airways stock has more than doubled as investors bet on an eventual merger with American Airlines, which is currently under bankruptcy protection.
The airplane taking the Baltimore Orioles to St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sunday night had its flight diverted to Jacksonville because of smoke in the forward galley. The Orioles resumed their trip on the same aircraft, leaving Jacksonville International Airport at 10:15 p.m..
ATLANTA-- Delta Air Lines has named former Goldman Sachs executive George Mattson as a board member, citing his experience in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. Mattson was co-head of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.' s global industrial group until he retired in August.
On a day when United Airlines was basking in the glow of being the first U.S. Airline to take delivery of a 787 Dreamliner, its CEO admits his airline has to do better.
In a U.S. carrier first, American will issue tablets to flight attendants for use onboard to store passenger preferences and identify high-value customers. Cool or creepy?
Delta Air Lines is expanding its popular recharging stations at airport departure gates to more locations. Find out where.
Apple's new iPhone 5 and operating system should be a hit for travelers with easy access to boarding passes and improved battery life, though its adapter could pose problems.
Fall travelers are experiencing sticker shock as carriers raise airfares. Find out why.
Nearly every major airline has issued travel waivers allowing flexible rebooking of flights impacted by Tropical Storm Isaac.