SOURCE: StockCall


May 12, 2011 09:24 ET

Equity Research on JetBlue Airways Corporation and Southwest Airlines Co. - Regional Airlines Struggle With Fuel Prices

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Regional Airlines industry and has completed analytical research on JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

All eyes are on the price of fuel in the Regional Airlines Sector. The sharp rise in fuel costs during the past few quarters has eaten into margins and greatly impeded the profitability of the sector. This resulted in downgrades by many analysts across nearly the entire sector. Oil prices actually fell around 14% last week, however, and this respite should provide a measure of stability to airfare pricing. April traffic levels were slightly disappointing and the sector is hoping the fuel woe relief will motivate some passengers to book flights. 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 JetBlue Airways Corporation and Southwest Airlines Co.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

While not as strong as hoped, Southwest Airlines Co. still reported that April passenger traffic grew 8.7%. This was a much stronger result than some of its bigger rivals that saw domestic traffic actually decline. Southwest has recently purchased AirTran in order to expand its domestic presence into the Atlanta market. Southwest Airlines Co. research report is available for free by signing up now at

JetBlue Airways Corporation is another company that has turned in good results during the most recent quarter. It earned $3 million compared to a loss of $1 million the prior year. JetBlue Airways Corporation research report is accessible for free by registering today at

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