SOURCE: StockCall


May 17, 2011 09:03 ET

Equity Research on US Airways Group Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc. - Fuel Costs Hurting Airlines

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Major Airlines industry and has completed analytical research on US Airways Group Inc. (NYSE: LCC) and Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Higher fuel costs led to first quarter losses or marginal profits for several airlines. According to the Air Transport Association, the cost of jet fuel has risen 29% from the end of 2010 through April 25th of this year. Consequently, several US carriers, including Delta Air Lines Inc. have begun adding surcharges to offset fuel costs. Delta Air Lines Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at 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 US Airways Group Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Crude oil prices have come down recently and airlines are hoping that the combination of fuel surcharges lower costs can offset some of the losses incurred in the first quarter. As it stands though, several airlines still have a lot of ground to make up after fuel related charges exceeded estimates. US Airways Group Inc. says it will pay about $1.4 billion more on fuel this year than it did last year. US Airways Group Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Moving forward, the airline industry is actively trying to counteract the effects fuel costs have had on margins. Stabilized or decreased crude oil prices which in turn would lead to lower jet fuel prices, would significantly benefit the industry. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Major Airlines industry.

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