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  • Jul 31, 2015
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    United CEO plays fast and loose with facts in NY speech on Gulf carriers 5

    United CEO Jeff Smisek was practically punching the air yesterday in a hard-hitting speech in New York that focused mainly on the Gulf carriers, which he said represent the single biggest threat to US aviation. But how correct were the many accusations he flung?...More
  • Jul 29, 2015
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    US airlines’ 2Q earnings roundup

    US airlines continue to control costs and prudently manage capacity....More
  • Jul 24, 2015
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    US airline profits up; regulators on the witch hunt 8

    Airlines that are well managed and profitable are good for everyone. Good for the carriers and their employees, good for shareholders and also good for consumers. It’s the last part that Washington DC doesn’t get, as illustrated by this summer of regulatory witch huntery with profitable airlines in the crosshairs....More
  • Jul 24, 2015
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    4,000 mph Cruise

    Cruising at 4,000 mph—Artist’s concept shows a passenger airliner of the future capable of flying 5,750 statute miles at hypersonic cruise speeds of about 4,000 mph....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    Southwest rethinks old assumptions

    The airline is questioning its old assumptions about fuel hedging and ROIC goals....More
  • Jul 21, 2015
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    A drone is going to bring down an airliner: why are we waiting for that to happen? 24

    Sooner or later – and I personally believe it will be sooner – an airliner full of passengers and crew is going to be brought down after colliding with a drone....More

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