C.H. Robinson's (CHRW) Q4 results benefit from higher pricing and increased volumes across most of the company's service lines, thanks to improvement in freight environment.
Even though softness in passenger revenues is likely to hurt the Q4 results of Southwest Airlines (LUV), American Airlines (AAL) and JetBlue (JBLU), low fuel costs are expected to have offered some respite.
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) was one of the few exceptions. As a result, the company recently told its pilots that it will restore 400 junior pilots to full flying status by the summer. Late last year, Delta Air Lines and the Air Line Pilots Association struck a deal to avoid pilot furloughs.