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  • NTSB Device Recommendation & a Big Deal for Boeing

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on two developing transportation stories: the NTSB recommending a ban on all electronic devices in automobiles, and Southwest Airlines placing a $19B order for 208 737 MAXjets; the largest order in Boeing's history.

  • Futures held onto small gains Tuesday as optimism over a possible resolution to the euro zone debt crisis was tempered by a warning from ratings agency S&P’s that it could downgrade the credit ratings of 15 euro member states.

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  • Airplane Takeoff

    While other industries remain mired in red ink amid the global recession, Boeing and Airbus, the two largest aircraft manufacturers, are entering a period of unprecedented growth.

  • Incheon International Airport

    Despite being profitable in 2011, the airline industry is bracing for turbulence in 2012. The combination of major tax increases and fuel prices that are widely expected to rise means there could be rougher skies ahead for the carriers. Passengers, as well, will likely face fewer frills, fewer route options and notably higher prices.

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    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.

  • European Central Bank

    U.S. markets face some important economic data and a slew of corporate earnings reports, but European news will once more likely drive the direction Thursday.

  • It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down?To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com took a look at

    With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com took a look at which stocks in the S&P 500 have average consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices.

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    U.S. futures, sideways overnight, wilted at 3 a.m. ET...about the time Europe opened.  Coincidence? I don't think so.

  • Futures briefly cut some of their earlier losses Thursday after investors cheered the weekly jobless claims numbers, but quickly plunged again, pressured by fears over the euro zone debt crisis and as the dollar surged against a basket of currencies.

  • Southwest Misses Estimates

    Insight on the airline's Q2 earnings, with Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines Chairman, president/CEO, who says revenues are in line with the rest of the industry and sheds light on the purchase of AirTran and fuel costs.

  • Goldman Sachs lowered expectations for Ford and JPMorgan offered a dim outlook for AMR and other airline stocks this week.

  • Sirius XM shares may quadruple to as much as $8 in the next three years, as the satellite-radio company adds subscribers without many new costs, says Craig Hodges of the Dallas-based Hodges Fund.

  • Cramer is eyeing a promising sign for use of this alternative fuel source in the USA.

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  • Trader Brian Kelly takes 'this' deal as confirmation that nat gas will become even more of a desired energy source in the future.

  • Southwest Airlines planes

    Southwest Airlines is known for its low-priced fares and unmatched profitability in the industry—38 profitable years in a row, according to the company. Part of the profitability comes from Southwest’s ability to get  airplanes in and out of the gate faster than its competitors.

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  • When the Wright Brothers successfully launched their airplane from the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, N.C., on a chilly day in December, 1903, they likely never imagined the enormous global industry that would follow.In 2010, commercial airline industry revenues topped $554 billion and are forecast to hit $598 billion in 2011, according to the International Air Transport Association. The growth over the last 108 years has been enormous, and so have the changes. Some were born of necessity, others of

    Here, we take a look at the evolution of air travel: the good, the bad and the inbetween — they're all "firsts" that changed the industry.