14 hrs ago
Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows
Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.
18 hrs ago
Airport moving forward with $5.8M concourse demolitions
Airport commissioners could vote Thursday to move forward with a nearly $5.8 million concourse demolition related to its $114 million modernization plan.
21 hrs ago
316 stocks expected to beat Apple's gains
Can't figure out which stock to buy? It's so tempting to buy Apple - everyone else is.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Washington Post
Volcano-Ash Risk Puts Airlines on Guard Against Iceland Eruption
Airlines are on alert as one of Iceland's biggest volcanoes rumbles to life, threatening ash clouds that could force flight cancellations across the North Atlantic, the busiest international travel market.
Delta Air Lines to end flights from RDU to Salt Lake City
Delta Air Lines will cease non-stop flights from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Salt Lake City as of Nov. 1. "Our Raleigh customers will maintain access to the West Coast through Los Angeles, which will increase to 10 weekly operations from seven in November," says Corporate Communications Specialist Liz Savadelis .
Airlines: Seasonal Patterns Say Buy
Morgan Stanley's John Godyn and team think carriers like American Airlines , Delta Air Lines and United Continental will repeat their seasonal pattern of "bottoming in the late-summer and rallying though the end of the year."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New Magic Formula Stocks From Joel Greenblatt: CBI, DAL, GILD, MNST, ROST, LUV
Hedge fund manager, the inventor of "Magic Formula" Joel Greenblatt just reported his second quarter portfolio at Gotham Asset Management, LLC. He reshuffled his portfolio dramatically during the quarter, and bought Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, Delta Air Lines Inc, Towers Watson & Co, Gilead Sciences Inc, Monster Beverage Corp, Teradata Corp, ... (more)
Airlines: Lower Oil Prices Go a Long Way
Don't look now, but airline stocks like United Continental , Delta Air Lines and American Airlines are flying high today.
The Washington Post
U.S. Stocks Advance on Ukraine Talks as Dollar General Rallies
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest weekly gain since July for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as tensions eased over global conflicts and Dollar General Corp. rallied on merger activity.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Alaska Air: Time to Stop Worrying About Delta?
Cowen's Helane Becker and Conor Cunningham think it's time for investors in Alaska Air to stop worrying about Delta Air Lines and competition in Seattle after Alaska's strong revenue report : The market continues to be obsessed with Delta's growth in Seattle.
Report: Delta may become first carrier to fly directly to Kenya from U.S.
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Inc. may become the first carrier to fly directly to Kenya from the U.S. "Definitely Delta will be the airline to start," Michael Kamau , transport secretary for the East African nation told Bloomberg on Wednesday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Motley Fool
Is It Time to Buy Delta Air Lines, Inc. Stock?
In a period of less than two years starting in mid-2012, Delta stock shot up from less than $9 to an all-time high of $42.66 this past June.
CAL among airlines owed US$3.8b by Venezuela
Caribbean Airlines is one of several airlines waiting to sign agreements with Venezuelan authorities for payment of some US$3.8 billion owed to them from ticket sales in that financially-troubled South American country.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tuesday's ETF with Unusual Volume: XTN
The SPDR S&P Transportation ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 262,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 42,000.
American Society for Quality
With Fewest Canceled Flights, Delta Wins Best Airline Title
Delta is the best airline in the U.S., that is, if you are looking for fewer canceled flights or mishandled bags and on-time arrivals.
Cool museum you've never heard of
Delta Air Lines opened its re-booted flight museum to the public in June, giving 4-year-old Elijah Branch a chance to enjoy the cockpit of the first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar airliner, serial number 1001.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Delta's 'Best Fare Guarantee' doesn't offer cheapest flights, Wisconsin lawsuit alleges
A Wisconsin resident's lawsuit contends that Delta Air Lines' "Best Fare Guarantee" manipulates the availability of certain tickets and hides the cheapest ones from customers when they try to book a connecting flight.
Delta Air Lines tops customer satisfaction charts
Raleigh-Durham International Airport's main airlines are in constant competition for travelers' attention, and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines may be winning.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Pete Najarian Sees Unusual Options Activity In Airlines Sector
CNBC Fast Money's Pete Najarian said on the show that the airlines have been under a lot of pressure lately.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
3 Best Airline Stocks to Buy Now
There's an old Wall Street joke about how to end up with $1 million worth of airline stocks: Start with $10 million.