US airline executives yesterday stressed the debilitating nature of rising fuel prices and said further capacity reductions may be warranted, while Delta Air Lines announced that it is raising its second-half year-over-year domestic mainline capacity reduction from a previously announced 10% to 13%. Carriers said they have been unable to come close to passing on the record fuel price increases to customers. "The current environment will cause more harm [to US airlines] than the period after ...

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