SOURCE: StockCall


August 18, 2011 08:40 ET

Equity Research on United Continental Holdings Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc. - End of Sneaky Revenue Growth for Major Airlines

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Aug 18, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Major Airlines industry and has completed analytical research on United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) and Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The Major Airlines sector was able to drive a little extra revenue under the radar lately. After the expiration of the Federal Aviation Administration's ability to raise revenue via taxes on airlines on July 22nd due to the congressional tie-up over funding, many companies in the sector raised their fare-prices the exact amount of the expiring taxes. This meant that consumers did not notice any difference in prices, but that airlines were able to bring in an estimated $400 million in extra revenue. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Major Airlines industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Major Airlines industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on United Continental Holdings Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Now that funding to the FAA has been restored, the taxes will go back in place and this short-term windfall will likely end for the sector. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Flight demand has not been strong enough to merit any fare increases. United Continental Holdings Inc. has seen three consecutive months of weaker air-traffic. Though high fuel prices have declined somewhat lately helping to offset some of this demand weakness, they still remain a fairly serious headwind for the sector. United Continental Holdings Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Airlines such as Delta Air Lines Inc. will likely have to consolidate some of their economy offerings to right-size capacity to the current market demand. Delta Air Lines Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

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