Airlines Stocks Are Taking Off As The Oil Price Crashes


If you hold airline stocks, you're probably jumping for joy.

Plummeting global oil prices are producing a welcome perk for airlines stock prices, with all the global leading firms on a positive path.

The growth has been consistent in the last few weeks, as shown by the graphic below, but most stocks received a real boost after OPEC ruled it will not cut production in the near future.


Airline Stocks All + brent

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Air China leads the way, but many other airlines are having a good time.

Cost of fuel is one of the main operating costs for airlines, and with Brent crude currently trading at less than $73 a barrel, it's happy days at airline HQs.


Here are the stock prices of a few airline companies, as you can see the trend is common to quality airlines (Lufthansa) as well as low-cost (easyJet) and from Australia to the US.

Air France KLM 28.11

Air China 28.11

Qantas 28.11

easyJet 28.11

Turkish Airlines 28.11

British Airways 28.11

American Airlines 28.11

Lufthansa 28.11