SOURCE: StockCall


November 12, 2010 08:18 ET

Equity Research on AirTran Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc. -- Regional Airliners' Profits Taking Off

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the regional airlines industry and has completed analytical research on AirTran Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Recent earnings reports from members of the regional airlines industry such as AirTran Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc. reflect a positive summer season. AirTran posted a staggering surge of 249% in profit this quarter whilst Alaska Air Group also saw record earnings for Q3 2010. The recession was particularly hard on this industry, as business and personal travel were both quickly cut in a bid to save money. However, passenger traffic and fares have been rising as the economy stabilizes. With the summer being a typically high traffic season, industry players seem especially pleased that October, a usually low traffic period, has continued to beat last year's depressed figures. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the regional airlines industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the regional airlines industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on AirTran Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

The Air Transport Association of America estimate that Thanksgiving will see a rise of 3.5 percent in passengers on American airlines. With Christmas fast on Thanksgiving's heals regional airline companies are working hard to attract returning customers. WiFi is becoming increasingly important to customers, as mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones become more widespread. Some like AirTran Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc. are choosing to offer this for free while others are charging low fees. Other companies are focusing their energy on providing the lowest possible prices with special offers based on distance. AirTran Holdings Inc. and Alaska Air Group Inc. research reports are accessible for free by registering today at or

As traffic rises companies in the industry are looking to expand their routes to meet increasing demand. Those choosing to do this through acquisition are facing scrutiny for antitrust. Others are choosing to add seasonal routes so as to protect their margins. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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