Promo Fares, Rewards Programs, Aircraft Orders, and Preliminary Air Traffic Results Show Growth and Profitability - Research Report on Southwest Airlines, US Airways, JetBlue, Ryanair, and GOL Linhas Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU), Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ: RYAAY), and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Southwest Airlines Co. Research Report
On June 18, 2013, Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest Airlines) and its wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways launched promo fares for nonstop flights, starting as low as $59 for one-way. The promo fares will be available until Friday, June 28, 2013, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Southwest Airlines stated that the fares are available for travel every day starting from August 26, 2013 to December 18, 2013, excluding Fridays, Sundays, and certain blackout dates. The Full Research Report on Southwest Airlines Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/8621_LUV]
US Airways Group, Inc. Research Report
On June 10, 2013, US Airways Group, Inc. (US Airways) and AMR Corporation jointly announced the members of the Board of Directors of the combined company, American Airlines Group, Inc., which will be effective after the completion of the expected merger. Thomas Horton, Chairman, President, and CEO of AMR, will serve as the Chairman of the combined airline's Board through the first annual meeting of stockholders. Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO of US Airways, will serve as the CEO and member of the Board, and will assume the role of Chairman upon the conclusion of Horton's service. The other members of the Board are John T. Cahill (Lead Independent Director), James F. Albaugh, Jeffrey D. Benjamin, Michael J. Embler, Matthew J. Hart, Alberto Ibarguen, Richard C. Kraemer, Denise M. O'Leary, Ray M. Robinson, and Richard P. Schifter. The Full Research Report on US Airways Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/f805_LCC]
JetBlue Airways Corporation Research Report
On June 17, 2013, JetBlue Airways Corporation (JetBlue) announced that it has revised its rewards programs for frequent fliers. JetBlue reported that the members of the TrueBlue rewards program can now earn and keep points without the fear of expiration due to account inactivity. Dave Canty, JetBlue's Director of Loyalty Marketing said, "Customers can still be loyal even if they're not traveling every year." Canty added, "Loyalty shouldn't have an expiration date, and neither should your points." The Company reported that most airline loyalty programs require regular account activity to maintain their accumulated miles and points. JetBlue further said that it is continuing to enhance its overall customer experience by deviating from the industry norm of limiting loyalty redemption with red tape, limited reward availability, or devalued miles. The Full Research Report on JetBlue Airways Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/3814_JBLU]
Ryanair Holdings plc Research Report
On June 19, 2013, Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair) announced that it has finalized a firm order with Boeing for 175 new 737-800 aircraft. Ryanair reported that the deal is worth $15.6 billion at current list prices. By the end of the delivery stream in FY 2019, the Company's fleet would have more than 400 aircraft, giving it the capacity to serve more than 100 million passengers p.a. across Europe. Ray Conner, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, commented, "We are delighted to finalize this order, it is testament to the value that the Next-Generation 737 family brings to Ryanair. As the most efficient, reliable, large single-aisle airplane flying today, the Next-Generation 737 has been and will continue to be the cornerstone of the Ryanair fleet. I could not be more proud to see the partnership between Ryanair and The Boeing Company extended for the years to come." The Full Research Report on Ryanair Holdings plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/13d8_RYAAY ]
GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. Research Report
On June 17, 2013, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL Linhas) announced its preliminary air traffic figures for May 2013. Net PRASK (per available seat-kilometer) was up 11% YoY in May 2013, reflecting GOL Linhas' strategy of recovering to profitability. Net yield was up 11% YoY to between (Brazilian Real) R$0.20 and R$0.21 while fuel price was down 0.1% YoY. In the domestic market, supply was down 6.1% YoY, primarily due to the discontinuation of Webjet's operations. GOL Linhas stated that the combination of this decline and the upturn in PRASK underlines the attractiveness of its services for passengers willing to pay for higher yields. In the International Market, the supply was up 39.3% YoY, primarily attributable to the daily flights to Santo Domingo, Miami, and Orlando. The Full Research Report on GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/b4f4_GOL ]
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