Delta Air Lines reported its 2018 first-quarter net income jumped 31% to $730 million from $557 million in the year-ago quarter. Operating revenue was up 5.1% to $10.5 billion, a new first-quarter record. Evidence of solid fundamental trends at Delta has the airline bullish about its full-year 2019 performance and should indicate positive momentum for some competitors as well. The Atlanta-based carrier grew year-over-year (YOY) unit-revenues, or TRASM, 2.4% in the first quarter (Q1) ...

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