Mixed day for US airline stocks, Latin American carriers finish higher

Shares in listed airlines in the Americas had another mixed day, although the sharp falls seen earlier in the week due to uncertainty over rising oil prices have eased. Brazilian carriers GOL and TAM both gained 4.2%, while United Continental shares were up 5.8%.

Shares in Hawaiian Airlines fell heavily for the second day, down another 5.9%.

Selected AAD daily share price movements (% change): 25-Feb-2011