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Delta Air rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $37.74. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $11.17. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $28.84.
Delta Air rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.19. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 24 or 2.1 percent, to $11.17. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $29.21.
The FAA said that beginning in 2006 Southwest made "extreme makeover" alterations to eliminate potential cracking of the aluminum skin on 44 jetliners.
Delta Air rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $38.26. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 23 or 2.0 percent, to $11.18. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $29.11.
Delta Air rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $38.27. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.2 percent, to $11.28. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $29.18.
Delta Air fell $1.08 or 2.8 percent, to $38.07. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 22 or 2.0 percent, to $11.06. United Continental Holdings Inc. fell $1.08 or 2.3 percent, to $44.92.
American Airlines announced Thursday that it would pay its first dividend in 34 years, and both American and United Airlines announced big plans to buy back their own stock, a strategy designed to boost the value of remaining shares.
United Continental Holdings also said it would repurchase $1 billion in stock. Delta Air Lines resumed a dividend and buyback last year and Southwest Airlines also pays dividends. Among the smaller carriers, Alaska Air Group pays a dividend.
Delta Air fell$. 30 or. 8 percent, to $38.85. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $11.30. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $28.86.
Delta Air rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $39.23. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $11.31. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $28.65.
French official: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanishes over northern Mali Applications for US jobless benefits dip to 284,000; lowest level since February 2006 World shares subdued despite China manufacturing as reports say EU mulls new Russia sanctions General Motors 2 Q profit falls 85 pct., drained by massive recall costs Ford's second quarter net income up 6 percent to $1.3 billion as Europe makes money again Flush with more revenue, American Airlines posts profit, declares first dividend since 1980 With summer travel season in full swing, United Airlines breaks into the black Higher fares, more full seats help push Southwest Airlines to record 2 Q profit of $465 million Wal-Mart promotes exec of Asia division Greg Foran as new CEO of Wal-Mart US stores Caterpillar 2nd- quarter profit rises, revenue falls; lifts full-year earnings forecast
DALLAS— Southwest Airlines is reporting a record profit for the second quarter, more than doubling its earnings from a year ago. Southwest Airlines Co. is in the midst of several big changes, including phasing out the AirTran Airways brand, starting international flights on Southwest, and expansion in Dallas and other key markets.
July 24- Southwest Airlines Co posted higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as it boarded more passengers and garnered higher air fares. Net income totaled $465 million, or 67 cents a share, in the second quarter, more than double the year-earlier profit of $224 million or 31 cents a share.
CHICAGO— United Airlines is making money after a slow start to the year. The airline's net income in the second quarter hit $789 million, topping Wall Street expectations and marking a turnaround from the first quarter when United was the only major U.S. carrier to report a loss.
FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines says it will pay its first dividend since 1980.. American Airlines Group Inc. made the announcement as it reported net income of $864 million in the second quarter, up from $220 million a year earlier. Southwest Airlines pays one, and Delta Air Lines restored its dividend last year.
An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.
US aviation authorities on Wednesday extended a ban on US airlines flying to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.
Delta Air rose$. 53 or 1.4 percent, to $37.68. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 07 or. 7 percent, to $10.78. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 39 or 1.4 percent, to $28.05.
Delta Air rose$. 52 or 1.4 percent, to $37.67. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 07 or. 7 percent, to $10.78. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 29 or 1.0 percent, to $27.95.
After days of outrage over the handling of the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine, European ministers meet to discuss further sanctions against Russia.