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"No single airline sets airline prices. One of the things that goes into it is the cost of our inputs, oil being the most important ones," said the CEO of Hawaiian Airlines. "As the price of oil goes, so go airline prices in the next 12 months."
Triple-A projects an almost 2% increase in air travel over the Thanksgiving period compared to last year. But not airline stocks are created equal.
So far this year, Alaska Air Group is the only major airline to show a share price gain for the full year. Through Wednesday's close, Alaska shares were up 13 percent year-to-date.
Low-cost carrier AirTran had the best overall performance of the 16 largest U.S. carriers last year in an annual study of airline quality released Monday, knocking the previous leader — Hawaiian Airlines — into second place.
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Airline investors may have to wait until better weather comes their way as winter storms and new rules are causing havoc in the industry, said Helane Becker, airlines analyst at Dahlman Rose.
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Carrier service is steadily getting much worse, according to the annual Airline Quality Rating Report released Monday. But the solution remains up for debate; so industry analyst Terry Trippler and consumer advocate Kate Hanni took up the issue, on "Morning Call."
Airline hassles are on the rise: More passengers found themselves bumped, their flights delayed or their bags lost last year than in 2005, a study found. The annual review, does not include recent weather-related flight delays.