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  • Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the person in front of them from reclining. The Federal Aviation Administration leaves it up to individual airlines to set rules about the device.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 21- U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. Net profit at the airlines rose to $3.8 billion, up from $1.6 billion in the prior-year period.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to rise on earnings, data weighs Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    *Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stocks were set to rise slightly at the open on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on consumer sentiment. Pfizer's higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings were helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.

  • US STOCKS-Futures rise on earnings, data on tap Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    *Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on home prices and consumer sentiment.

  • July 29- Spirit Airlines Inc, a low-cost U.S. carrier, on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit as it added flights and raised fares. Net income rose 54 percent to $64.8 million, or 88 cents a share, from $42.1 million, or 58 cents a share, a year earlier.

  • Spirit Airlines posts higher second-quarter profit Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    July 29- Spirit Airlines Inc, a low-cost U.S. carrier, on Tuesday reported a 54 percent rise in second-quarter profit as it added flights and had higher average fares. Net income was $64.8 million, or 88 cents a share, compared with $42.1 million, or 58 cents a share, a year earlier. Quarterly revenue rose nearly 23 percent to $499.3 million.

  • *Company changed name to Airbus Group from EADS. ATLANTA, June 17- Airbus Group's recent name change is enhancing how the European weapons and planemaker is perceived, particularly among U.S. government customers, a company executive said on Tuesday. The new name matched the company's legal title to its flagship brand and commercial plane unit, Airbus.

  • "Airlines have for years turned a blind eye to their own baggage restrictions," says Tim Winship, editor of FrequentFlier.com, a travel website. Among the three largest airlines- American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines- only United says it is taking a harder line on the size of luggage destined for overhead bins.

  • New airline, PEOPLExpress, to launch this summer Friday, 30 May 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    PEOPLExpress airlines re-emerges.

    Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.

  • May 21- Airlines should disclose fees for checked baggage, carry-on items and other à la carte services to make it easier for travelers to discern the true cost of a ticket, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Wednesday.

  • What's next for airline fees? More ways to pay Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Airline bag fee revenue declined slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013, going against the trend.

  • Six best travel-booking tricks you're not using Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    To save on your summer vacation, you'll need to get creative. Here are six tricks to cut airfares and hotel stays with minimal effort.

  • Cramer: Spirit Airlines relatively cheap stock Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
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    “At these levels the stock’s selling for 15 times earnings despite having a 25% growth rate," Cramer said.

  • The ACSI Travel Index is based on random interviews with more than 7,400 U.S. customers of airlines, hotels and Internet travel websites from October 2013 to March 2014.

  • 5 Cramer stocks for wallets of all sizes Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Whether you’re rich as Midas, poor as a pauper or in-between, Cramer can find you a stock that fits your budget, perfectly.

  • Airline stocks may be ready for takeoff Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Airline stocks, typically considered terrible investments, have taken off, and analysts say there is still lift in the sector for investors.

  • HAMBURG, April 10- Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? Exhibitors at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg demonstrated these ideas and more as they sought to win airline customers with new seats, lighting and entertainment systems.

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- The chief executive of discount carrier Spirit Airlines said on Thursday he has no concerns about pilot availability in United States for next couple of years, but is worried about staffing in the longer term.

  • Spirit Airlines sees no short-term shortage of pilots Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 3- The chief executive of discount carrier Spirit Airlines said on Thursday he has no concerns about pilot availability in United States for next couple of years, but is worried about staffing in the longer term.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES CEO SAYS HAS NO CONCERNS ABOUT PILOT AVAILABILITY IN U.S.