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MIAMI— Alexandra Villoch is the new president and publisher of the Miami Herald Media Company, which publishes the Miami Herald and the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald newspapers. Villoch replaces David Landsberg, who resigned to become president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Florida.
Researchers at Wichita State and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical universities who conducted the study said airlines delivered their best performance in 2013 in the 23- year history of the quality rating.
Virgin America topped the ratings, and three regional airlines scored at the bottom. Among the four biggest airlines, Delta ranked best followed by Southwest, American and United, according to researchers from Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Best: Virgin America; worst: American Eagle.
NEW YORK, April 6- Companies across America are blaming the brutal winter for weak first-quarter results, but investors are expecting a quick rebound in the second quarter and will likely judge harshly companies that are less optimistic about a recovery.
Delta Air fell$. 76 or 2.1 percent, to $34.61. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 25 or 2.8 percent, to $8.76. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 20 or. 8 percent, to $23.81.
Delta Air fell$. 70 or 2.0 percent, to $34.67. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 20 or 2.2 percent, to $8.81. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 25 or 1.0 percent, to $23.76.
Delta Air rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $35.40. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.02. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 17 or. 7 percent, to $24.18.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Business travelers splash out on New York- London route. ATLANTA, March 30,- Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly merged American Airlines Group is fighting back.
AmEx Platinum cardholders are losing some lounge access, but gaining free Wi-Fi. When does the $450 annual fee pay off?
Investors jumped at the chance for yield Monday and bought almost USD1bn of enhanced equipment trust certificates from United Airlines, the first deal of its kind this year.
Muni investors are still worried about the outcomes of the financial struggles of Detroit and Puerto Rico. Reuters asked a number of 2014 U.S. Lipper Fund Awards' winners for answers.
March 19- FedEx Corp's on Wednesday said severe winter conditions had hurt quarterly earnings and revenue, prompting the world's No. 2 package delivery company to cut its fiscal-year profit forecast.
FedEx reported lower-than-expected results for the holiday quarter and gave a fiscal-year profit forecast below Wall Street estimates.
March 19- FedEx Corp on Wednesday reported lower-than-expected results for the holiday quarter and gave a fiscal-year profit forecast below Wall Street estimates, the latest in a line of companies saying they were hurt by winter storms. Shares of FedEx were down 0.2 percent at $138.29 in morning trading.
March 19- FedEx Corp, the world's No. 2 package delivery company, posted lower-than-expected results on Wednesday and forecast a weaker full year profit view, saying it was significantly hurt by winter storms.
JetBlue is offering a Mosaic membership, or an upgraded rewards program, to fliers with a "certain status" on other airlines through 2014.
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.
Nearly 60,000 passengers were bumped from U.S. flights last year, leaving about $450 million in potential compensation on the table.