* Bank of America-Merrill Lynch reiterates its 'buy' ratings onJet Airways
* Indian airlines in the near-term will benefit from a strongerrupee
, the temporary shutdown of Kingfisher
capacity discipline, and improvements in utilisation and yield.* Merrill still expects Jet Airways and SpiceJet to post lossesin the second quarter of fiscal 2012/13 but expects the thirdquarter to be profitable.* Jet Airways rallies 2.7 percent, SpiceJet ends flat.