Airline stock roundup

|By:, SA News Editor

The NYSE Arca Airline Index hit a six-year high yesterday after crude oil prices fell again.

JPMorgan sees clear skies ahead for Delta Air Lines (DAL) and US Airways (LCC), upgrading the pair to Overweight.

Despite consumer spending restraint in the U.S., demand for air travel has held up. Carriers such as JetBlue (JBLU) and United Continental (UAL) are showing improvement in load revenue and passenger revenue per available seat miles.