|Bid||89.33 x 900|
|Ask||90.54 x 3200|
|Day's Range||87.26 - 90.25|
|52 Week Range||56.51 - 91.39|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||12.71|
|Earnings Date||Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||93.92|
The U.S. airline industry scored a win on Saturday as bipartisan congressional legislation dropped plans to mandate "reasonable and proportional" baggage and change fees, but included other new passenger protections. After weeks of negotiations, a 1,200-page bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was unveiled early Saturday that would require the FAA to set minimum dimensions for passenger seats -- including legroom and width -- and prohibits airlines from involuntarily removing passengers from flights after they’ve cleared the boarding gate. In April 2017, video went viral on social media of 69-year-old passenger David Dao being dragged from a United Airlines flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after he refused to give up his seat to make room for crew members.
President of the U.S. No. 3 carrier, Scott Kirby, has called for changes to the so-called "scope clause" which sets guidelines on the size of planes that can be operated by regional feeder carriers, among other things. A scope clause restricts planes heavier than 86,000 pounds (39,000 kg) with more than 76 seats from regional routes, where pilots are generally paid less than their mainline counterparts. "We are holding the line," said Todd Insler, chairman of the unit of the Air Line Pilots Association that represents United pilots.
Shares of the biggest U.S. airline companies surged on Friday amid a turbulent period for the industry as rising fuel costs weigh on profits and investor confidence. The recent gains stem from a move that many of the airlines have made to help combat rising costs.
NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio , Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CommutAir , a United Express carrier (UAL), began issuing pilots iPads to replace heavy paper-based flight kits for its cockpit crewmembers. The implementation ...
Following other industry players, American Airlines (AAL) raises baggage fees to counter high operating expenses, primarily arising from escalating fuel prices.
American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would raise domestic U.S. baggage fees by $5, joining major rivals in the price hike amid higher fuel costs. The largest U.S. airline said it would hike the price of a first checked bag by $5 to $30 and the second bag to $40 in the first price increase since 2010. Other U.S. airlines, including Delta Airlines Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and JetBlue Airways Inc , have also announced price hikes recently.
United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways have also raised their fees. American Airlines AAL , the world's largest airline, will charge customers $5 more for the first and second checked bags for travel in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the Caribbean, the company said Thursday. Certain AAdvantage members will continue to be eligible for free checked bags.
CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Airlines reaffirms its commitment to lifting up communities in need, launching a Crowdrise fundraising campaign for those affected in the U.S. and around the world by hurricane and typhoon season. United is expanding its disaster relief contributions by launching a Crowdrise fundraising campaign to support those affected by Hurricane Florence, Typhoon Mangkhut, flooding in Western Japan, wildfires in California and other disasters. Donations will support the airline's relief partners that provide assistance in the U.S. and internationally: AirLink, American Red Cross, Feeding America, Americares, and Global Giving.
The New Zealand flagship carrier, which is about to launch a historic route from Chicago, came to the Windy City to promote the big event.
Frontier Airlines, the 10th largest U.S. airline by passengers carried, says it won't change for date-change fees 90 days or more before a flight, and cuts fees for those made up to two weeks before the date of travel. Fare changes still apply.
Separately, George Bush Intercontinental Airport also landed among megahubs on a new report from OAG.
For the past few years, Boeing (BA) has been behind Airbus in the order booking race. However, Boeing seems set on breaking that record in 2018.
A new system United flight attendants were counting on to organize their monthly schedules disappointed in its first big test.
Airbus left no stone unturned to win the 2017 order race against Boeing, and its efforts paid off extremely well. The aircraft maker booked 1,229 gross orders and 1,109 net orders for the year. Its A320 series had the most orders with it alone accounting for 1,054 net orders. The A350 series booked 36 orders and the A330 series booked 21 orders.
SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Fleet Week Association in partnership with The Air Show Network, is excited to announce that United Airlines has agreed to become the Presenting ...
United Airlines, Alibaba, Verizon, Amazon and Microsoft are the companies to watch.
Currently, 33.3% (or six) of the analysts tracking Southwest Airlines (LUV) stock have given it a “strong buy” rating, and 38.9% (or seven) have given it a “‘buy.” The remaining 27.8% (or five) have given it a “hold.” None of them have given it a “sell.”
Is Ryanair (OTCMKTS:RYAAY) the worst stock investors can buy? Of course not! But there are plenty of other names to consider over Ryanair stock, even in the same industry. Not that the U.S. is the only country with investors, but names like Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), United Continental (NYSE:UAL), American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) are much more familiar.
Chicago's airport, which is about to undergo a multi-billion-dollar revamp, benefits from its unique status among domestic airports.
United Airlines is moving to make boarding a simpler, presumably less stressful experience for passengers as it continues to try to enhance the customer experience. United also is introducing alerts that will be sent via the United app to inform passengers when their group is called for boarding. United expects to expand the boarding alerts to text messages at a later date. Digital displays situated around most boarding gates also will alert passengers to boarding information and other info about the flight they are taking. United elite frequent travelers also will have an upgraded experience in the new boarding procedure. United MileagePlus Premier 1K customers who previously boarded in Group 1 will now be invited to preboard, while MileagePlus Premier Gold members will move up in the boarding process from Group 2 to Group 1.
Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: UAL ) have seen consistent momentum since July, and the company is the only airliner stock trading near an all-time high. Investors may want to consider ...
United Continental Holdings has been the best-performing major U.S. airline by a long shot, but the shares now looked priced to perfection, argues Macquarie.
United (UAL) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.