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  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 53 or 1.1 percent, to $46.45. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or. 9 percent, to $19.71. Southwest Airlines Co. fell $1.20 or 2.8 percent, to $42.29.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $46.79. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $19.88. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 82 or 1.9 percent, to $42.67.

  • CHICAGO— The CEO of United Airlines got a 39 percent increase in compensation last year, to more than $11.3 million, according to an Associated Press analysis. He also received the same $975,000 salary as before, plus more than $2.3 million in incentives, and $302,277 in other compensation, about half of which was matching contributions to retirement plans.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $46.88. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $20.01. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 44 or 1.0 percent, to $43.05.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 55 or 1.2 percent, to $46.98. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $19.89. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $43.49.

  • Cheaper fuel has airlines soaring to record profits Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:17 PM ET

    At American Airlines, passengers flew fewer miles and revenue declined 2 percent in the first quarter. —United Airlines posted record first-quarter earnings of $508 million, even though revenue dipped 1 percent; it saved more than $1 billion on fuel. —Southwest tripled its profit to a record $453 million; fuel savings were $437 million.

  • American's shares traded up almost 4 percent, reflecting bolstered investor confidence in the carrier, the world's largest after it merged in 2013 with US Airways. Rivals Delta Air Lines Inc and United Continental Holdings Inc have also announced cuts for travel outside the peak summer season. American's President Scott Kirby said growing capacity and...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 73 or 1.6 percent, to $47.16. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $19.83. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 26 or. 6 percent, to $43.52.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 48 or 1.0 percent, to $46.91. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $19.77. United Continental Holdings Inc. rose $1.20 or 1.9 percent, to $64.00.

  • American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— The fuel bill at American Airlines fell by nearly half in the first quarter, helping the company set a record profit despite a dip in revenue. The combination of cheaper fuel and steady demand for flights within the U.S. is boosting all the major domestic airlines, with American joining Delta, United and Southwest in posting sharply higher...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $46.43. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $19.75. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 41 or 1.0 percent, to $43.26.

  • April 23- Southwest Airlines Co will explore new functions enabled by a new reservation system after it is in place, such as codesharing flights and assigning seats to passengers, Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly said in an investor call on Thursday. He said, however, that the low-cost carrier has not committed to any changes currently and has "absolutely no...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $46.42. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $19.65. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 65 or 1.5 percent, to $43.50.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 11:02 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 02 or percent, to $46.51. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $19.73. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 62 or 1.4 percent, to $43.47.

  • April 23- Southwest Airlines Co on Thursday said its first-quarter profit nearly tripled but forecast a decline in unit revenue for April. Demand was strong, Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly said in a news release, adding that traffic from Southwest's new Dallas routes increased 145.5 percent from a year ago. Southwest said it expected to pay $2.00 per gallon...

  • Southwest tops Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    DALLAS— Southwest is spending about a buck less on every gallon of fuel, and that's helping the airline post record profits quarter after quarter. Southwest Airlines Co. said Thursday that first-quarter net income tripled from a year ago, to a record $453 million. Southwest's fuel bill dropped 33 percent, thanks to the sharp slide in oil prices since last summer.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:12 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $46.53. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 16 or. 8 percent, to $19.67. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $42.85.

  • DALLAS— The CEO of American Airlines received compensation valued at $12.3 million last year and will stop drawing a salary and instead be paid entirely in company stock. American Airlines Group Inc. disclosed his compensation and the other changes in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He drew a $687,884 salary, got maximum incentive...

  • Business events scheduled for Thursday Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases new home sales for March, 10 a.m..

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:39 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $46.31. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or. 9 percent, to $19.65. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $42.87.