US airlines were bullish on the industry's recovery in comments to investors yesterday, predicting robust second-quarter unit revenue increases. Speaking at the Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in New York, available via webcast, United Airlines CFO Kathryn Mikells said the recovery is "greater than we were able to predict six months ago." She said UA's consolidated unit revenue will rise 26% or more year-over-year in the current quarter. US Airways ...

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