Citing the domestic market's "slow revenue growth and excess capacity," United Airlines yesterday announced it will reduce 2007 domestic mainline ASM growth by around 2% from previously planned levels. "We believe removing marginal capacity is an appropriate response" to the sluggish domestic trends, Executive VP and Chief Revenue Officer John Tague commented. Mainline domestic ASMs will fall 3%-3.5% in the second quarter compared to the year-ago period, 4%-5% for the third quarter and for ...

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