8 Best Airline Stocks to Buy This Year

Now might seem like a curious time to consider the best airline stocks to buy.

After being beat down by the COVID-19 pandemic, gasoline prices are skyrocketing, with jet fuel prices up more than 126% in a year

The U.S. Global Jets ETF (ticker: JETS), an exchange-traded fund, or ETF

that tracks the airline industry, dropped 9.3% between April 18 and May 18

But people still need and want to fly

so while the pandemic and fuel prices present near-term headwinds, airline stocks can still thrive over the long term

If you're willing to weather some near-term headwinds for potential long-term gain

these are eight of the best airline stocks to buy for 2022.

– Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) – United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) – Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) – Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) – Controladora Vuela Cia de Aviacion (VLRS) – Copa Holdings SA (CPA) – Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYAAY) – Viasat Inc. (VSAT)

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