- U.S. airliners flew 52.4M passengers in February, flat growth from the year-ago period.
- The group showed greater efficiency this year with fewer flights flown during the month.
- The average flight length also increased during the month which is a boost to profitability for the sector.
- Related stocks: LUV, UAL, DAL, JBLU, ALK, HA, SAVE, ALGT, RJET.
- DOT passenger data
Airlines squeezing more profit out of fewer flights
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