- Airline stocks shoot higher as the sector continues to see the pieces fall into place for higher profits (Previous: IATA forecast).
- Lower fuel costs and higher fares are lining up just as the industry looks settled for a period of tight capacity discipline. It's already been a banner year for a number of airline stocks which have put in audacious gains.
- Advancers: JetBlue (JBLU) +3.8%, Southwest Airlines (LUV) +3.5%, Republic Airways (RJET) +2.1%, United Continental (UAL) +1.9%, Delta Air Lines (DAL) +1.8%. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) +1.7%, Hawaiian Holdings (HA) +1.6%.
Giddy days for airline stocks
Dec 12 2013, 12:08 ET