All Posts Tagged With: "DAL"

(DAL) Will Oil Refineries Take Flight in 2014?

Airline stocks have been flying high in 2014 after notching up robust gains in 2013. Year-to-date the Dow Jones U.S. Airline Index (^DJUSAR) is higher by 14% after returning 85% in 2013. The strong performance comes despite rising fuel costs, which can make up approximately...

17Mar2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(UAL) United Continental Holdings Unit United Airlines to Fly More E175s

United Airlines, the wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) entered into a deal with partner SkyWest Airlines – an affiliate of SkyWest Inc. Per the Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) between the two carriers,...

23Aug2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta Air Lines Second Quarter Aided by Low Fuel Costs

One of the major U.S. airlines, Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has projected a favorable second quarter owing to the prevailing low fuel prices. The company expects profit improvement with significant margin expansion along with stability...

8Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Airways Traffic Rises in April

After of traffic growth in Mar 2013, JetBlue Airways (JBLU) experienced another month of rising traffic across its network. For the month of Apr 2013, the carrier reported airline traffic – measured in revenue passenger miles or...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LUV) Southwest Hikes Dividend – Revises Delivery

In an attempt to enhance shareholders’ value, Southwest Airlines (LUV) announced a 400% hike in quarterly dividend to 4 cents per share from a penny per share, marking the second increase since 2012. On an annualized basis, the total...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(UAL) United Continental Holdings in Deal with Embraer

United Airlines, the wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL), has agreed to buy 30 Embraer 175 regional jets. The deal, estimated at about $4 billion, also has the option of 40 additional purchases. These...

13May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOL) GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. Traffic Woes Continue in March

Brazilian low-fare airline GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL) reported dull air traffic for Mar 2013. However, net passenger revenue per available seat kilometer (PRASK) for the month increased 16% year over year. Revenue...

4May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Lags Forecasts on First Quarter Earnings

The discounted U.S. airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) delivered weak first quarter 2013 results on the aftereffects of the Hurricane Sandy along with high expenses associated with aircraft maintenance and salaries and wages. The...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(UAL) United Continental Holdings Posts Narrower Loss

The largest U.S. airline – United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) – reported better-than-expected results in first quarter 2013. The company’s performance was supported by better operational activities and services that somewhat...

28Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LUV) Southwest Airlines Unveils Flights to Five Cities

For the first time ever, domestic top-notch carrier Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) introduced flights to five cities in one day.  This move underlines the company’s endeavors to expand its foothold outside the 48 contiguous states...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(UAL) United Continental Holdings Targets to Save More Fuel

Apart from implementing various strategic initiatives to boost the profitability level and render greater customer satisfaction, United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) is taking measures to do its bit in making the world a greener...

25Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BA) Airline Industry Stock Outlook – Apr 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Leaving behind the effects of an unstable oil price scenario and sluggish world trade, the global airline industry is expected to perk up through 2013 on improved passenger traffic and freight volumes. This improved backdrop is reflected in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Airway’s Traffic Remains High in March

JetBlue Airways (JBLU) posted high single-digit traffic growth for Mar 2013 on the back of efficient operations and various strategic steps that are bringing in more passengers. The company’s airline traffic – measured...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta and Virgin Approach Department of Transportation with Antitrust Immunity Application

Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. submitted an antitrust immunity (ATI) application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) for their proposed joint venture. The companies are seeking antitrust immunity...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOL) GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. Displays Dull February Traffic

Low-cost and low-fare airline GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL) reported weak air traffic for Feb 2013. Revenue passenger kilometers or RPK – implies revenue generated per kilometer per passenger – for the month declined...

4Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue and Qatar Airways in One-Way Pact

JetBlue Airways (JBLU) has struck a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways. Via this pact, the two companies will connect their networks at New York’s JFK International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. The...

26Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Airways Witnesses High Jan Traffic

JetBlue Airways (JBLU) reported robust traffic results for Jan 2013, on the back of higher capacity. The company’s airline traffic – measured in revenue passenger miles or RPMs, which implies revenue generated per mile per passenger...

17Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Airways Teams Up with Asiana

U.S. low fare airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) entered into a collaboration with South Korea’s prime carrier Asiana Airlines. As per the interline agreement between the companies, networks of both the airlines will...

11Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta Air Lines Offers Luxuries with New Ties

Delta Air Lines (DAL) is collaborating with top brands like Malin+Goetz and Tumi Holdings, Inc. (TUMI) to offer travel luxuries to BusinessElite passengers. BusinessElite...

5Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta Air Lines to Open New Airport Terrace

With the thought of providing a comfortable lounge experience to flyers, Delta Air Lines (DAL) joined hands with an international design group – Architectural Digest – to upgrade outdoor terraces. These first-ever open-air airport...

30Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LUV) Southwest Airlines Earnings Tops Forecast

Leading U.S. low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) reported mixed fourth quarter and full-year 2012 results, owing to contributions from the strategic steps taken by management and better bookings, partially offset higher expenses...

29Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta Air Lines Unveils New Inflight iPad App

Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL), one of the leading U.S. airlines, has launched its new Fly Delta application for iPad users. The offering, labeled Glass Bottom Jet, allows iPad users to access maps and social networking while flying on...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview

The fourth quarter reporting season gets into high gear this week, with 253 companies coming out with quarterly results, including 83 S&P 500 companies. The earnings season thus far has been relatively uneventful, but we will have a better idea by the end of this week; by then we will have seen...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Airline Stock Outlook & Review – December 2012 – Industry Outlook

Going into 2013, the outlook for the global airline industry is likely to remain clouded by the uncertain economic backdrop, particularly the unsettled European situation. These factors are expected to offset the positive impacts from increased passenger traffic and an improved freight market. The...

14Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GE) Growing Demand for General Electric Engines

Evendale-based GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Co. (GE), will benefit from an order by Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) for 40 Bombardier...

14Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) Jet Blue Airways to Exit Pittsburgh-NYC Route

Jet Blue Airways Corporation (JBLU), the U.S.-based low cost passenger carrier, has decided to stop its New York-Pittsburgh route from February next year. Air fares are expected to go up following the...

4Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(LUV) Southwest Airlines Consolidates Operations

Leading global passenger air service provider Southwest Airlines (LUV) announced plans of combining its existing call center operation in Atlanta and two other in Georgia to form a single unit, which...

4Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DAL) Delta Air Lines Shares Maintained At Neutral

We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on Delta Air Lines (DAL) – one of the biggest airline companies in U.S. The company is a part of the Skyteam alliance, which includes Air France, Aeroflot,...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XLB) Stock Market News for November 5, 2012 – Market News

Better-than-expected payrolls data failed to save benchmarks from ending in the red on Friday as investors remained apprehensive ahead of the U.S. presidential election. The blue-chip index fell as much as 139 points as companies started to estimate the losses incurred by Hurricane Sandy. All 10 industry...

15Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JBLU) JetBlue Airways Beats Earnings Forecast

One of the leading low-cost airlines – JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) reported third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 14 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents. Earnings also increased by a significant...

11Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued