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U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage

5:33pm GMT

CHICAGO U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover for Special Forces soldiers on the ground as they hunted for high-value targets, guns and weapons. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage

12:00pm GMT

CHICAGO, Jan 23 U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover for Special Forces soldiers on the ground as they hunted for high-value targets, guns and weapons.

Delta, United profit beats encourage sector, but shutdown impact looms

15 Jan 2019

CHICAGO Delta Air Lines Inc and United Airlines kicked off fourth-quarter earnings reporting for the sector on Tuesday with profits that beat Wall Street expectations, but the rippling effects of a government shutdown could take a toll on the current quarter and beyond.

United profit beats forecasts as new flights from hubs pay off

15 Jan 2019

CHICAGO United Airlines on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter profit that easily beat Wall Street forecasts, sending shares higher, as the No. 3 U.S. carrier scheduled more flights out of its hubs and won back customers after a series of public relations disasters.

UPDATE 4-Delta Air warns of slowing revenue growth as gov't shutdown weighs

15 Jan 2019

Jan 15 Delta Air Lines Inc posted a slight beat in fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday but warned of a decline in revenue growth this quarter and difficulties in introducing new aircraft because of the U.S. partial government shutdown.

UPDATE 5-U.S. government shutdown holds up FAA approval of aircraft, routes

14 Jan 2019

Jan 14 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of aircraft such as Boeing's MAX and new routes like Southwest Airline Co's Hawaii launch are on hold due to the U.S. government shutdown, delaying commercial operations.

Delta Air Lines shares drop on weak revenue outlook

13 Dec 2018

Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline's revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand. | Video

United Airlines CEO doubles down on growth strategy as stock rides tailwind

12 Dec 2018

CHICAGO With many rival airlines scaling back plans to add travel routes and seats in a bid to protect margins, Oscar Munoz is taking United Airlines in a different direction.

With stock riding tailwind, United Airlines CEO doubles down on growth strategy

12 Dec 2018

CHICAGO, Dec 12 With many rival airlines scaling back plans to add travel routes and seats in a bid to protect margins, Oscar Munoz is taking United Airlines in a different direction.

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