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From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are revamping in-flight menus

From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are revamping in-flight menus

Courtesy: Singapore Airlines The aromas of airplane food are once again wafting through cabins at 35,000 feet. From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are offering new options and old favorites to woo returning travelers. As the peak travel season fades and inflation weighs on household and company budgets, it’s even more important than …

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Airline unions urge carriers not to resume buybacks when bailout ban ends this fall

Airline unions urge carriers not to resume buybacks when bailout ban ends this fall

A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The largest U.S. airlines are making money again. Labor unions don’t want them to spend it on stock buybacks. A condition of the $54 billion in federal aid …

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Here are Thursday's biggest analyst calls: Sunrun, Zoom, Mattel, Starbucks, Bed Bath & Beyond & more

Here are Thursday’s biggest analyst calls: Sunrun, Zoom, Mattel, Starbucks, Bed Bath & Beyond & more

Here are Thursday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Baird reiterates Zoom as outperform Baird said Zoom earnings should be “solid” when the teleconferencing company reports quarterly results next week. “We expect solid FQ2 results, though the investor focus will be on the 2H outlook, and whether total growth can still reaccelerate exiting the year in …

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From legroom to airfare: How JetBlue's takeover of Spirit could change air travel

From legroom to airfare: How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines relented this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The …

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JetBlue won the battle for Spirit. Now it has to win over Biden's Justice Department

JetBlue won the battle for Spirit. Now it has to win over Biden’s Justice Department

JetBlue Airways finally won over Spirit Airlines with a $3.8 billion takeover deal. Now it needs to win over antitrust regulators. The New York-based airline snatched Spirit away Frontier Airlines with an all-cash offer that torpedoed the cash-and-stock deal the two discount airlines had forged earlier this year. Hours after Spirit and Frontier said they terminated …

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Airlines temper flying ambitions after chaotic — but profitable — travel rebound

Airlines were too ambitious chasing the travel rebound. Now they’re scaling back

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, equipped with radar altimeters that may conflict with telecom 5G technology, can be seen flying 500 feet above the ground while on final approach to land at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York, U.S., January 6, 2022. Bryan Woolston | Reuters The leaders of the country’s biggest airlines …

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Airfares are finally starting to cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Airfares are finally starting to cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Passengers are seen at the Delta Air Lines check-in counters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Fourth of July holiday in Atlanta, Georgia, July 1, 2022. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Flights, believe it or not, are getting cheaper. Airfares fell a seasonally-adjusted 1.8% from May to June, according to the latest U.S. inflation …

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Earnings could be an even bigger catalyst for stocks after the market’s wild ride on rate fears

Earnings could be an even bigger catalyst for stocks after the market’s wild ride on rate fears

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, July 12, 2022. Source: NYSE Investors are likely to switch their focus to earnings season, after the market’s wild ride on rising and falling expectations for Federal Reserve rate hikes. Stocks were volatile in the past week. The three major indexes posted sharp gains Friday, after worries the …

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Delta posts profit despite jump in costs, vows to improve reliability after airline 'pushed too hard'

Delta posts profit despite jump in costs, vows to improve reliability after airline ‘pushed too hard’

An Airbus A330-323 aircraft, operated by Delta Air Lines. Benoit Tessier | Reuters Delta Air Lines on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit thanks to travelers willing to pay up to fly, more than making up for higher costs. The carrier also vowed to improve reliability after an increase in delays and cancellations prompted it to …

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