Two major U.S. based airlines are gearing up for more flights abroad into higher growth markets.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. is successfully fending off a big threat from larger rival Delta.
Spirit Airlines and other smaller airlines are planning to grow quickly in the next five to 10 years. This could increase pricing pressure for the four dominant U.S. airlines.
Two key stakeholders are benefiting from a surge in airline profits.
SkyWest, Inc. is gradually shifting its fleet towards more-profitable large regional jets, but Republic Airways is way ahead in this process.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. is fanatic about operating and financial metrics. But one metric above all others is crucial to the company's success.
A major U.S. airline could make seats tighter for long-haul flights but other airlines may be ready to join.
American's pilots got a raise of more than 20%, but investors shouldn't run from the stock yet.
Southwest Airlines announced plans last week to sublease two gates at Dallas Love Field from United Continental in order to continue expanding there.
Other airline ETFs have failed, but U.S. Global Investors thinks it can make a new one work.