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Southwest Airlines said Thursday that Herb Kelleher will step down as executive chairman of the board of directors at the company's 2008 annual meeting of shareholders.
Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, two of the largest U.S. air carriers, reported better-than-expected quarterly profits Wednesday, helped by broadly higher ticket prices and relatively strong demand.
The CNBC Executive Leadership Awards honor executives who have shown exemplary leadership, inspiration and innovation. More than 300 business leaders attended the third annual gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York Wednesday night and paid special tribute to legendary Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan.
Mergers aren’t a “magic elixir for fixing the U.S. airline industry, said Robert Crandall, former chairman and CEO of AMR Corp. , the parent of American Airlines.
Leading discount carrier Southwest Airlines, facing rising costs and tougher competition, plans to trim its expansion through next year.
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The CEO of Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that the low-cost carrier could be forced to put the brakes on growth because revenue isn't rising as fast as expected.
Northwest Airlines is hoping for the highest valuation in its history when it emerges from bankruptcy protection May 31. But there are signs that it may be a little rich for some investors.
Last weeks' $5 increase on domestic air fares eroded further along with the ability of major airlines to pass their high fuel expenses to passengers during the peak summer travel season.
Delta Air Lines and AMR's American Airlines said they raised air fares, testing pricing power a week after a similar effort failed. Continental is also said to have increased prices.
U.S. airlines rolled back much of their recent systemwide fare increases in a sign that carriers are losing pricing power amid softening demand.
Continental Airlines and AMR Corp.'s American Airlines said they raised fares systemwide on flights in the continental United States by $5 each way in what may be a crucial test of industry pricing power ahead of the busy summer travel season.
Oscar De La Hoya does more than fight boxing matches -- he promotes and markets them. And his Golden Boy Promotions has pulled together a marketing and sponsorship campaign for his battle against Floyd Mayweather that the company hopes will rejuvenate the sport.
Delta (DAL) is beginning a new chapter in its history amid a cloudy outlook for the airline industry. On Thursday new shares began trading on the big board after the company emerged from 19 months of bankruptcy protection. With DAL closing 1.5% higher, will its recovery spark a larger turnaround for the airlines?
International air passenger traffic rose 7% in the first quarter of 2007, with strong economies driving demand for business and leisure travel, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Monday.
US Airways Group said its first-quarter net profit rose about 1.5%, despite severe winter weather, as the airline flew fuller planes and charged higher ticket prices.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved a Delta Air Lines plan to exit bankruptcy after the nation's third-largest airline spent nearly 20 months in a wrenching reorganization that cut 6,000 jobs and slashed $3 billion in costs.
Bankrupt Delta Air Lines, which expects to exit Chapter 11 within days, posted a narrower first-quarter loss on higher fares and lower costs.
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Southwest CEO Gary Kelly played down recent speculation that the airline is a leveraged buyout candidate. “I don’t think it makes any sense to leverage $9 billion of additional debt on an airline like Southwest," Kelly said on CNBC's "Squawk Box."