CNBC took a quick look at what should we expect from the airlines sector of the market in the second half of this year. The report said that the airline domain is expected to face problems in this year amid the hike in the oil prices. The higher jet fuel prices are already effecting the bottom line of the airline stocks.
The new startup Virginia-based airlines, People Express which has just started its operations is going to get more attention in the second half of this year.
The big news for the investors is that the domestic airlines giant, Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) is now going international. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) is regarded as the single most popular airlines inside the US. For now, Dallas-based carrier launched its international service with flights to Jamaica, Aruba, and the Bahamas. For the past 44 years, Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has been proving itself in the market and investors are highly positive regarding its future market potential. This airline will surely be in the limelight bundle of stocks in the second half of 2014.
Another airlines company, JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) is expected to be in the news as its now offering coast to coast flights after beefing up its comfort level for the first class passengers. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has recently added the first set of premium seats, called Mint seats into its cabins.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is going to slow down in the second half of this year amid the continuity of its agonizing trend of recalling the faulty vehicles. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) called back more than 20 million cars in the first half of 2014. This massive recall made General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) a low option for investors.