Delta Air Lines and United Airlines yesterday announced a domestic downsizing to help negotiate rising fuel costs and a slowing US economy, with each carrier planning to ground 15-20 mainline aircraft this year and DL also aiming to slash its workforce by approximately 2,000. UA plans to reduce domestic capacity by an unspecified amount later this year as it grounds 15-20 737-500s, while DL said it will cut domestic capacity by 10% year-over-year in the second half of 2008. UA already has ...

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