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Falling oil prices will mean lower airfare

...Demand for travel has been so strong that airlines haven't seen a need to cut prices. That approach has helped drive airline stocks higher. But on Tuesday, shares of Spirit Airlines Inc. plunged 12.7 percent, and other U.S. airlines fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-10/falling-oil-prices-will-me
Shares of Branson-backed Virgin America start trading with tailwind from airline industry

...Branson-backed airline could hardly be better. Airlines stocks have soared as the carriers reap huge profits thanks...space for $250,000 each. A test pilot was killed.Airline stocks sagged briefly in early fall, but they've been rising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/shares-branson-backed-virg
Blood on their hands

...Control and Prevention has created the optimal conditions for a panic ? public schools in Texas and Ohio have closed, airline stocks are tanking and travelers are reconsidering holiday travel plans on the eve of the year's busiest travel season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-17/blood-their-hands
Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar

...on two Frontier Airlines flights shortly before testing positive. They worried that people might stop flying, and airline stocks fell. That fear started to subside last week when the CEO of Delta Air Lines Inc. expressed confidence that authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-23/fuel-costs-ease-us-airline
Uncertainty awaits airline industry without merger

...airfares and drive down profit margins for everybody in the business. That fear prompted a two-day sell-off in airline stocks.By combining with US Airways, American would leave bankruptcy protection as the biggest airline in the world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-14/uncertainty-awaits-airline
Shareholders stand to lose in Delta deal

...observers say that's not likely, given the risky business of investing in airlines. Soaring fuel prices have hit all airline stocks hard, but especially in the case of Delta and Northwest after they said this week they do not plan to cut capacity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/20/bus_195682.shtml
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What's really driving stock buybacks?

...Airways' total topped $1.9 billion and other carriers engaged in similar plans. The repurchases did boost the airline stocks, which pleased both average investors and executives eager to get pay raises and cash in their own options. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/07/fin_407977.shtml
Finance
Businesses are using travel alternatives

...narrowed their industrywide loss estimates for the third quarter. And while losses for the year could top $6 billion, airline stocks have risen sharply from historic lows a few months ago. Analysts expect third-quarter net profits from at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389609.shtml
Business
Stocks surge on investor optimism

...grew increasingly confident of a rebounding economy. Airline stocks surged after Merrill Lynch said the worst of the industry's...need some clear evidence the economy is improving." Airline stocks were winners after Merrill Lynch upgraded the sector...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/03/fin_371519.shtml
Finance
Dow drops to five-year low

...post-Thanksgiving shopping season," said Jim Russell, director of core equity strategy for Fifth-Third Bank in Cincinnati. Airline stocks took a hit following a downgrade of AMR, parent of American Airlines, from Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. AMR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/10/bus_357531.shtml
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