NEW YORK, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), and Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT). 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 December 12, 2013, Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) announced the successful installation of Water Vapor Sensing Systems (WVSS-II) on 87 Boeing 737 aircraft. The Company stated that this initiative is a product of a partnership between Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (ARINC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and SpectraSensors, with the potential to improve weather forecasting by supplying real-time and frequent humidity data when aircraft takeoff and land at airports around the country. Rick Curtis, Chief Meteorologist, Southwest, stated, "Southwest's meteorology team has always worked closely with ARINC and NOAA, and the WVSS-II project is symbolic of our strong reliance on each other. We are proud to be the only passenger airline currently participating in the project and look forward to the many ways WVSS-II will impact and improve both weather forecasting and the impact on airline operations." Southwest added that it plans to continue its partnership with ARINC and NOAA along with the National Weather Service to expand WVSS-II installations on its aircraft fleet. 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:
JetBlue Airways Corporation Research Report
On December 12, 2013, JetBlue Airways Corp. (JetBlue) announced that Robin Hayes, Executive Vice President - Chief Commercial Officer, has been promoted to the position of President, effective January 1, 2014. The Company stated that his responsibilities will include supervising a team focused on preserving JetBlue's unique culture and executing its business plan to expand margins and improve returns. JetBlue's CEO Dave Barger, commented, "Robin's expertise and global airline experience will help JetBlue continue to strengthen and evolve our business. In addition, Robin's values are a great match for JetBlue's enviable culture, which is the foundation of our success." 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:
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Research Report
On December 18, 2013, Alaska Air Group, Inc. (Alaska Air) reported that its subsidiary, Alaska Airlines, has introduced new aircraft seats featuring personal space-enhancing design and equipped with power outlets, as part of a $100 million investment to upgrade the cabins in all 737-800, -900 and -900ER aircraft. Alaska Airlines' Vice President of Marketing, Joe Sprague, commented, "We've heard the request for seat power loud and clear and we're pleased to deliver 'juice' to our customers. Providing easy to reach 110-volt power for laptops and USB power for smart phones and tablets is just another way Alaska Airlines is making travel easier." The Company stated that the upgrades are expected to be completed by the end of 2014. The Full Research Report on Alaska Air Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Hawaiian Holdings Inc. Research Report
On December 30, 2013, Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Hawaiian Holdings) reported that its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, has appointed Timothy Watkins as Director - Continuous Improvement. The Company stated that his responsibilities will include facilitating process improvement initiatives across the organization and the promotion of a continuous improvement culture at Hawaiian Airlines. Ronald Anderson-Lehman, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, stated, "As an experienced leader of high-level process improvement and project management, Timothy excels at driving corporate process improvement initiatives and we are fortunate to welcome him as part of the Hawaiian Airlines team." The Company informed that Watkins is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and was an instructor and designer of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certification programs. The Full Research Report on Hawaiian Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Allegiant Travel Company Research Report
On December 21, 2013, Allegiant Travel Company (Allegiant) announced a new, nonstop jet service from Telluride via Montrose Regional Airport to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Phoenix / Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). Commenting on the launch, Allegiant President, Andrew C. Levy, stated, "We are pleased to introduce the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services to the residents of Telluride. We are confident the community will appreciate the convenience of flying nonstop to Los Angeles and Phoenix and the value of bundling their flight, hotel and car rental reservations through us." The Full Research Report on Allegiant Travel Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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