Focus on Improvements: Services, Equipment Lead to Better Experiences - Research Report on US Airways, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Air, United Airlines and Delta Air

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NEW YORK,  March 4, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting US Airways
Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways
Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU), United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) and
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL). Today's readers may access these reports free
of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings
- via the links below.

US Airways Group, Inc. Research Report

The merger between American Airlines and US Airways will allow both companies to
combine complementary networks, preserve competition and save  $1 billion. The
merger will offer  benefits to both airlines' customers, employees, communities,
investors and creditors.  Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer of American Airlines, will serve as Chairman of the combined airline's
Board of Directors through its first annual meeting of shareholders, and will
also serve as the combined airline's representative to the oneworld Alliance, of
which he is currently chairman, and International Air Transport Association for
the same duration.  Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO of US Airways, will serve as
Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Parker will
assume the additional position of Chairman of the Board following the conclusion
of Mr. Horton's service. The Board of Directors will initially be made up of
twelve members. The Board will be comprised of three American Airlines
representatives, including  Tom Horton, four US Airways representatives,
including  Doug Parker, and five AMR creditor representatives  The combined
airline also expects to maintain all hubs and service to all destinations.. The
Full Research Report on US Airways Group, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of
charge at: []


Southwest Airlines Co. Research Report

Thousands of fifth-grade students become part of Southwest Airline's
award-winning Adopt-A-Pilot program. Through this unique volunteer program,
pilots of Southwest and AirTran commit themselves to educate students through
aviation-themed activities related to math, science, and other core subjects as
well as to inspire them to stay in school, set goals and dream big. "We hear
countless stories from participating Pilots about how much they get back
personally by helping students learn and inspiring them to dream big dreams,"
said  Chuck Magill, Southwest Airlines Vice President of Flight Operations.  "We
may be an airline, and we also do extraordinary work on the ground.  The
Adopt-A-Pilot program is a prime example of our dedication to community and
commitment to bringing future leaders unique learning opportunities." Created in
1997, Adopt-A-Pilot  started as a community outreach program in just 50
classrooms in Southwest's destination cities, and has grown to reach more than
412,000 students nationwide.  The Full Research Report on Southwest Airlines Co.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:


JetBlue Airways Corporation Research Report

JetBlue planes are now to be outfitted with Sharklets - the newly designed  wing
tip devices that are expected to improve the aerodynamics of Airbus Aircraft and
significantly cut fuel burn and emissions by up to 4%. "Airbus has been a
tremendous partner in developing the Sharklets solution for our A320 fleet; we
believe we have made an excellent choice for our aircraft," said  Dave Barger,
president and CEO of JetBlue Airways. "We feel the Sharklets are a prudent
investment in our fleet, our environment and our people that will maximize
performance and efficiency, while minimizing our carbon footprint." "JetBlue has
been a real partner in the Sharklet program," said  Tom Williams, Airbus'
Executive Vice President - Programs. "This agreement further builds on that
strong relationship. Airbus seeks to work continuously with our customers to
enhance the value our products and services deliver to them. These Sharklets
will make JetBlue's already efficient and reliable in-service A320 fleet even
more competitive." The Full Research Report on JetBlue Airways Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:


United Continental Holdings Inc. Research Report

Good news greets United Airlines passengers as the airlines has expanded its 
baggage delivery option, enabling customers to skip baggage claim upon arrival
and have their checked bags delivered  straight to their final destinations -
within 100 miles of their arrival airports. The airlines plans to expand the
service to more than 190 domestic airports. "Following positive customer
response after our first month, we're pleased to expand our baggage delivery
service to 30 additional cities," said  Scott Wilson, United's vice president of
merchandising and eCommerce. "Just in time for Spring Break, the service is now
available for customers flying on 80 percent of United's domestic flights." The
Full Research Report on  United Continental Holdings Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download
free of charge at:


Delta Air Lines, Inc. Research Report

Wake up feeling more refreshed from, a good night's sleep as Delta Air
transforms the sleeping experience by offering Westin Heavenly In-Flight
bedding, designed and manufactured exclusively for Delta, in all of its
BusinessElite cabins across the globe. "Delta is committed to providing our
customers with the best possible sleep experience in the skies and we're excited
to partner with another leader in the travel category, Westin Hotels and
Resorts, who shares this goal," said  Joanne Smith, Delta's senior vice
president - In Flight Service. "In recent surveys, customers have told us that
the most important part of the in-flight experience is sleep.  The new Westin
Heavenly In-Flight bedding product is just one of the new amenities Delta is
introducing to ensure customers achieve a restful, rejuvenating in-flight
experience.  The new Westin Heavenly In-Flight bedding product will be available
on all BusinessElite International flights, as well as BusinessElite flights
between  New York's  John F.  Kennedy  International Airport and  Los Angeles, 
San Francisco  and  Seattle  and between  Atlanta  and  Honolulu, beginning in 
June 2013. BusinessElite customers will receive a Westin Heavenly sleeping
pillow and a comforter with extra luxurious loft.  Passengers on flights over 12
hours also will receive a lumbar pillow. The Full Research Report on Delta Air
lines, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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