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American Airlines Says It's Too Late, Rejects Pilot Proposal for New Talks.

Source: Business Balla | May 16 2014, 5:03pm CDT | by Forbes

Pilot leaders at the former American Eagle, now called Envoy, planned a ditch-effort to negotiate a new contract with...
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Airlines pile on to buyback bandwagon

Jul 24 2014 1:29pm CDT | Source: MarketWatch

American Airlines and United Continental announced new $1 billion stock buyback programs, adding to a big jump in corporate repurchase activity in J ...
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Air Algerie passenger plane down in Africa

Jul 24 2014 12:02pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

An Air Algerie jet has been lost in the desert regions of northern Africa, during a northward flight between Burkina Faso and Algiers. The aircraft, an MD-83, carried 116 passengers, according to a Bloomberg story. The twin-engine jet was built by McDonnell Douglas, and this plane was built in 1996, the same year Boeing merged with McDonnell Douglas. The jet disappeared just seven days after Malaysia Airlines flight MD17 was shot down over Ukraine. Boeing issued a short statem ...
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5 things you don't need to know but might want to and what's trending locally on Twitter

Jul 24 2014 7:03am CDT | Source: St. Louis Business Journal

Restaurateur and St. Louis native Danny Meyer landed a spread in Vanity Fair, which dubbed with the "maestro of high-low dining," referencing his Shake Shack chain of hamburger-and-fries eateries. The piece prompted a Twitter conversation between Meyer and NBC news correspondent Luke Russert, who urged Meyer to bring a Shake Shack to St. Louis — which Meyer says he dreams about "a lot." Check out this blog by Boarding Area about why all American Airlines ...
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Flush with 2Q profit, American Airlines will pay its first dividend to shareholders since 1980

Jul 24 2014 6:55am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines says it will pay its first dividend since 1980. The company announced Thursday that shareholders will get a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share. American will also spend up to $1 billion to buy back shares, which raises the value of remaining shares. American Airlines Group Inc. made the announcement as it reported net income of $864 million in the second quarter, up from $220 million a year earlier. ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online


Will Double Disasters Put Malaysia Airlines Out of Business?

Jul 24 2014 5:05am CDT | Source: BusinessWeek

The airline's cash flow is starting to dry u ...
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Airlines Take Flight on Twitter

Jul 23 2014 9:49am CDT | Source: Asia Home

After last week's crash of Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines turned to Twitter to keep the world informed about the disaster, while other airlines have tweeted about canceled flights to Tel Aviv after a rocket strike in a suburb near ...
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MH17: First bodies are flown to the Netherlands while investigators search for further remains

Jul 23 2014 4:30am CDT | Source: Euronews

Ukrainian officials have paid respect to the 298 people who lost their lives when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed on Ju ...
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Malaysian jet, cancelled Tel Aviv flights illustrate dangers of flying over unstable territory

Jul 23 2014 2:26am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country’s main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defence systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi. Then there’s Syria’s civil war, in which thousands of soldiers have defected and set up new battalions that have shot down military helicopters and jets. And in Iraq, the al-Qaida breakaway group that has taken ...
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