Better Services, Partnerships, Approvals for Merger, Operational Results - Research Report on Delta Air Lines, United Continental Holdings, US Airways, Copa Holdings SA, and Southwest Airlines Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL), United Continental Holdings, Inc (NYSE: UAL), US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC), Copa Holdings SA (NYSE: CPA), and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. Delta Air Lines Inc. Research Report On August 8, 2013, Delta Air Lines Inc. (Delta) announced that it will commence a one-of-a-kind partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) - maker of some of New York City's most celebrated restaurants and controlled by Danny Meyer, the James Beard Award winning restaurateur. According to Delta, the partnership will focus on an enriched inflight and dining experience in an effort to give customers delectable meals, along with the Company's unceasing investment in New York. Joanne Smith, Delta's Senior Vice President - inflight service, commented, "With our shared passion for celebrating culinary innovation and hospitality, Delta and Union Square Hospitality Group are natural partners. Union Square Hospitality Group is equally renowned for its food as much as its elevated level of service. We look forward to bringing the benefits of this new and inventive relationship to our customers." Danny Meyer, USHG's CEO, added, "We've long admired Delta's commitment to inflight innovation, and BusinessElite provides an ideal stage for USHG to collaborate to help further enhance the inflight food and hospitality experience for Delta's passengers." 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: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/DAL] -- United Continental Holdings, Inc Research Report On August 7, 2013, United Continental Holdings, Inc (United) announced its July 2013 operational results. The Company's July 2013 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) went down 1.1% YoY and 1.8% YoY respectively. United's July 2013 consolidated load factor went up to 87.2% compared to 86.6% in July 2012. The Company stated that its consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for July 2013 went up an estimated 3.5% to 4.5% compared to July 2012. 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: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/UAL] -- US Airways Group, Inc. Research Report On August 5, 2013, AMR Corporation (AMR), parent company of American Airlines, Inc. (American Airlines), and US Airways Group Inc. (US Airways) jointly reported that their proposed merger has successfully received clearance from the European Commission under the EC Merger Regulation. Tom Horton, Chairman, President and CEO of AMR, and incoming Chairman of the Board of the combined Company, commented, "We are very pleased that the EU has approved the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. This represents one of the final milestones on our path to becoming the new American Airlines." Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO of US Airways, who is also the incoming CEO of the combined Company, added, "The clearance by the European Commission is an important step toward closing this merger. The new American will benefit customers in the United States, Europe and across the world by enhancing connectivity within the oneworld alliance and creating more options for travel both domestically and internationally." 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: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/LCC] -- Copa Holdings SA Research Report On August 7, 2013, Copa Holdings SA (Copa Holdings) reported Q2 2013 financial results with operating revenue up 14.8% YoY to $592.0 million. Net income stood $74.4 million or diluted earnings per share of $1.68 compared to $32.0 million or diluted earnings per share of $0.72. Operating income was at $97.7 million, up 34.5%YoY, and operating margin increased to 16.5% due to lower unit costs, compared to 14.1% in Q2 2012. Passenger traffic (RPMs) went up 20.4% YoY to 3,475 million miles (mm) due to a 17.7% YoY increase in capacity. Consolidated load factor came in at 75.3%, or 1.7 percentage points increase compared to Q2 2012. The Full Research Report on Copa Holdings SA - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-12/CPA] -- Southwest Airlines Co. Research Report On August 11, 2013, Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) reported that it officially launched its services to Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in West Michigan. The Grand Rapids community gladly welcomed Southwest as Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan (RAAWM) Founder & Chairman Dick DeVos collaborated with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport officials and community leaders to welcome Southwest's first flyers to Grand Rapids. Ron Ricks, Executive Vice President of Southwest, commented, "Our arrival in Grand Rapids represents one of the true benefits of our integration with AirTran Airways, allowing us to continue to bring low fares and legendary Customer Service to the People of Grand Rapids. We're thrilled to provide West Michigan Customers access to our broad network of destinations; and just as importantly, giving better access to Michigan for our existing Customers across America. This growth is exciting for Southwest Airlines." 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