52.00 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:45PM EDT
|Bid||51.88 x 3200|
|Ask||52.03 x 1000|
|Day's Range||51.53 - 52.03|
|52 Week Range||49.76 - 66.99|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.57|
|Earnings Date||Jul 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.64 (1.23%)|
|1y Target Est||65.50|
Mick Mulvaney, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said on Wednesday that he thinks that even though it's expensive, it's fair that the U.S. pursues its current zero tolerance immigration policy, in which children are separated from their parents and sometimes flown thousands of miles away. Speaking at the CB Insights Future of Fintech Conference in New York, Mulvaney explained that those who attempt to immigrate to the U.S. legally are not being separated from their families. Mulvaney made the argument that if he were arrested for drunk driving and thrown in jail for a night, his children would not be permitted to stay the night with him in his cell.
U.S. carriers issued a swift rebuke of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that separates children from their family before the president reversed course and signed an executive order to end the practice that elicited strong bipartisan criticism. "The family separation process that has been widely publicized is not at all aligned with the values of American Airlines -- we bring families together, not apart," the Fort Worth, Texas-based company said in a statement. "We have therefore requested the federal government to immediately refrain from using American for the purpose of transporting children who have been separated from their families due to the current immigration policy.
In part because of the fatal Southwest flight in April, the Department of Transportation’s inspector general is opening up an audit of how the Federal Aviation Administration oversaw Southwest's systems for managing risks, it announced Wednesday.
American Airlines subsidiary PSA Airlines has canceled more than 1,000 regional flights since last Thursday, after a hardware issue took its crew scheduling system offline.
As activity increases at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, so do tarmac delays. In April 1998, 2,241 flights arrived and departed RDU. The 3 carriers with the lowest on-time arrival rates nationwide in April JetBlue Airways: 67.6 percent Frontier Airlines: 76.4 percent Southwest Airlines: 77.7 percent The 3 carriers with the highest on-time arrival rates nationwide in April Hawaiian Airlines: 87.7 percent Delta Air Lines: 86.4 percent Mesa Airlines: 85.1 percent Source: USDOT While outside variables – such as delays at other airports and those prompted by weather – are out of RDU’s control, the airport has made several moves to make trips through RDU smoother in the coming years, such as plans for additional security lines and gates to accommodate additional flights. RDU is slightly lower than the nationwide carrier average on-time rate of 81.3 percent.
As United works to improve operating margins, ultra-low-fare carriers are showing the rest of U.S.-based airlines how it's done.
The airline agreed to pay $45 million to settle an antitrust lawsuit that accused the four largest airlines of colluding to limit capacity in order to raise prices. Delta and United are still involved in the suit.
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The world’s most prolific – and, arguably, successful – founder of pleasantly unconventional airlines is returning home from Brazil to launch his third U.S- and fourth North American-based airline. Serial airline entrepreneur David Neeleman walked away – or, depending on whose account of the story you believe, was pushed out – of JetBlue, the most famous and successful of the airlines he has started, back in 2008. Now Neeleman is seeking $100 million in investment money to launch yet another new carrier, according to media reports.
Southwest is returning to its familiar policy of promoting a customer-centric philosophy in wake of carrier's first-ever fatal accident.
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.
Argus Capital Markets analyst John Staszak on Friday downgraded Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ) from Buy to Hold. The Thesis The analyst believes Southwest is well-managed and financially strong, but ...
Alaska Air is out today with its May data: It saw a 7.4% traffic increase on an 8.8% increase in capacity, year over year. Argus analyst John Staszak lowered his rating on Southwest to Hold, writing that while he still views it as a well-managed, financially strong company, he expects the domestic market—the airline's focus—will grow more slowly than the international market.
To help celebrate, the carrier launched an ad today showcasing the award which will run next week in Southwest's sports sponsorship markets such as Oakland, Boston, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood/Miami and other cities across the United States. "We've hung our hat on Customer satisfaction for 47 years, and we're world famous for the Hospitality we offer our Customers every year," said Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Airlines. "Being recognized as both low cost and high care by J.D. Power further validates why Southwest stands above the competition.
Airline stocks and the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSEArca: JETS) have been struggling this year, but some analysts are forecasting increased demand as the summer travel season moves forward. A combination ...
Southwest Airlines Co. ( LUV) may have taken a nosedive since the start of the year that has grounded its stock price, but a number of analysts are telling investors to fasten their seatbelts and get ready for takeoff.
Captain Tammie Jo Shults wasn't supposed to be on Southwest Flight 1380. "I'm not trading trips with him anymore," Shults chuckled. The morning of the Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) flight started normally for Shults.
When Ryan Green, Southwest's vice president and chief marketing officer, addressed the Greater Milwaukee Committee Monday, he made it clear that the airline has prioritized the Milwaukee market and hopes to continue its regional dominance.
Airlines are higher on Monday, helped in part by a bullish plug for Southwest Airlines (LUV) from Barron's this weekend, and hopes that the sector may be getting its capacity growth under control. Southwest is up 1.8% to $51.39 in recent trading, while United Continental Holdings (UAL) is up 3.3% to $72.32, Delta Air Lines (DAL) is up 1.9% to $55.13, and American Airlines Group (AAL) is up 3.1% to $44.42. Last week, we got a number of May traffic reports from airlines.
Let's check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day. Envision Healthcare (EVHC): Shares are up in early trade, at around 2.7%. Private-equity firm KKR has reached a deal to buy Envision Healthcare Corp., a provider of services to hospitals, for about $5.5 billion in cash. Southwest Airlines (LUV): Shares are up here, 2.6%. According to a Barron's article, shares of the airline could be poised to bounce back from a recent slide. Southwest shares began to decline in January and the drop accelerated following the April incident where an engine broke apart and a passenger died as a result. DSW (DSW): Shares up here, at around .48%. Wall Street Journal reports that Authentic Brands beat DSW in an auction for Nine West Holdings Inc. with a revised bid of about $350 million. For more on today's big stock movers check out the Final Round, live at 3:55 p.m. ET, right here on Yahoo Finance.