Delta Air Lines is viewing 2017 as a “transition year” in which it will focus intently on returning to positive unit revenue growth, CEO Ed Bastian said. Delta acknowledges the current quarter will be the eighth consecutive in which it will post negative year-over-year unit revenue growth, as measured in PRASM. But the Atlanta-based airline is capping year-over-year system capacity growth at 1% in 2017 in an effort to turn around the unit revenue trend and believes it will ...

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