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Delta Air fell$. 92 or 2.7 percent, to $33.58. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 7 percent, to $8.81. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 30 or 1.3 percent, to $23.60.
NEW YORK-- JetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday it will sell its LiveTV in-flight entertainment business to French technology company Thales Group for $400 million. Shares of JetBlue rose 6 cents to close at $8.81, bucking an airline slump that saw stock in rivals American, United, Delta and Southwest fall by between 1 percent and 3 percent.
AUSTIN, Texas-- Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival set off airport security alarms Wednesday, leaving passengers complaining of long delays as they tried to head home.
Five U.S. carriers- Delta Air Lines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc, JetBlue Airways Corp, Southwest Airlines Co and United Continental Holdings Inc- said that winter storms had led to more than 78,000 canceled flights among them.
Vueling and Iberia became the latest European airlines to allow to the use of electronic devices during all stages of a flight.
American Airlines will end agreements covering ticketing, baggage handling and frequent-flyer programs with JetBlue Airways.
Feb 26- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it would make a major change to its frequent-flier program, basing the number of miles earned toward free flights on how much customers spend rather than the distance traveled. Atlanta- based Delta said the new program would favor "frequent business travelers" and leisure fliers who buy tickets at higher fares.
Even with 100,000 flights canceled this winter and word of a new terror threat, airlines are headed for sunny skies, analysts forecast.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid for slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group.
Travel was tied up from Atlanta to Canada as yet another storm with wet, heavy snow hit the United States.
Feb 10- Southwest Airlines is looking for opportunities to add service in markets where other merged carriers have scaled back, the budget carrier's Chairman and Chief Executive Gary Kelly said on Monday.
Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don't.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA has awarded Southwest Airlines 54 slots at Reagan National Airport.
Starting July 1, Southwest Airlines will start flying its own planes to Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
Jan 27- Southwest Airlines Co said on Monday it will start flights to Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica in July, its first flights outside the continental United States under the Southwest brand.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Jan 27- Southwest Airlines Co said on Monday it will start flights to Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica in July, its the first international flights under the Southwest brand.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Southwest Airlines will begin international flights on July 1.
Discussing the tough day for transports, including the airlines which have been outperforming the S&P 500 since the beginning of the year, with Ray Neidi, Nexa Capital aviation industry consultant.
U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.