JP Morgan projected a collective full-year loss of $4 billion-$9 billion for US airlines yesterday. In a research note, analyst Jamie Baker forecast continuing high oil prices and declining demand and warned, "We don't believe the industry can move quickly enough to put much of dent in forecasted losses." He projected a decline in demand of 6%-7% owing to a weak US economy that JP Morgan believes is already in a recession. "Even a best-ever recessionary demand scenario results in a $4 ...

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