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Democrats Have Georgia Governorship on Their Minds, But Face Challenges - WSJ

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ATLANTA—Georgia Democrats, long underdogs in this red state, hoped to present a unified front this year as they pushed to elect a governor, a post they haven’t held since 2003.

Spotlight On Gambling Reset And Banking Bill

2018-05-19 seekingalpha
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Why Southwest Airlines Co Stock Could Be Set to Surge at Least 20%

2018-05-18 investorplace
Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has really struggled this year, with LUV stock down almost 20%. Ouch. That’s a pretty poor performance for a company that’s actually doing well. Given the huge decline so far this year, many investors are starting to wonder whether Southwest Airlines stock is a name to add to their portfolio.

Drone maker accused of covering up bomb in bag on Delta flight, going after whistleblower

NEW YORK – AeroVironment Inc. was accused of trying to conceal that employees transported a drone rigged with explosives on a commercial flight and retaliating against a manager who told the government.

United Airlines' chief financial officer resigns - Channel NewsAsia

2018-05-17 channelnewsasia
NEW YORK: United Airlines' chief financial officer, Andrew Levy, has stepped down, the carrier said on Thursday, a major management shakeup at a time when the airline's financial performance has been lagging rivals.

United Continental CFO Leaves Instead Of CEO

2018-05-17 247wallst
United Continental CFO Andrew Levy left the company. Levy leave behind one of the weakest large public corporation CEOs in America–Oscar Munoz. Munoz has presided over a number of public relations disasters which undermined its brands and probably cost his the chairman’s position. The performance of United has been poor against its peer group. Levy had been CFO for nearly two years. From appearances, it looks like Levy in place of Munoz

U.S. Airlines Lobbying Against Gulf Carriers Has Failed

2018-05-17 aviationweek
The trigger for an unprecedented lobbying campaign was likely this: Emirates launched daily flights from Milan to New York on Oct. 1, 2013. The flights were in line with the open skies agreement between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates, but they were a shock to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, which wondered: What if Emirates launches more routes like this? What if Qatar Airways and Etihad do the same? And what if there is actually strong competition on the North .

UPDATE 1-United Airlines' chief financial officer stepping down

2018-05-17 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines’ (UAL.N) chief financial officer, Andrew Levy, is stepping down, the carrier said on Thursday, in a major management shuffle amid the airline’s lagging financial performance versus rivals.

Southwest Airlines: Buyback Speaks Volumes

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
The stock isn't the best bargain in the airline sector despite the stock weakness and the additional risks.

Drone Maker Accused of Covering Up Bomb in Bag on Delta Flight - Bloomberg

2018-05-17 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

US gunmaker Remington exits bankruptcy in tough gun climate

2018-05-17 channelnewsasia
Remington Outdoor Co Inc , one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday after completing a debt-cutting deal with creditors.

UPDATE 2-U.S. gunmaker Remington exits bankruptcy in tough gun climate

2018-05-17 reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. weapons manufacturer Remington Outdoor Co Inc FREDM.UL said on Thursday it had emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with less debt and more stable financing that may help it ride out a slowing market for firearms.

Any doctor on board? US surgeon general gives aid on plane

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight.

Any doctor on board? Yes, the US surgeon general

JACKSON, Miss. — When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight.

Airline Stock Roundup: GOL, CPA Q1 Earnings, JBLU's Traffic Report & More

2018-05-16 zacks
Last week, Latin American carriers — GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL - Free Report) and Copa Holdings, S.A. (CPA - Free Report) — reported contrasting financial numbers for the first quarter of 2018. While Copa Holdings outperformed with respect to earnings per share and revenues driven by the improvement in the Latin American economy, GOL Linhas posted in-line earnings and lower-than-expected revenues.

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