Despite controversy on a United Airline flight earlier this year, the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSE:JETS) is still up nearly 6 percent year-to-date as of May 10, writes ETF Trends. JETS, the only airline industry-related ETF on the market, has a heavy focus on domestic carriers, along with global aircraft manufacturers and airport companies. According to the article, there are numerous encouraging fundamental factors for airlines right now, including low oil prices (the largest input cost for airlines). Learn what else looks positive for the industry in the full story below.
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