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Delta Air Sees ‘New Class’ of Travelers Opting for Premium Seats

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Delta Air Lines Inc. is confident it will return to sustained profit starting in 2022, in part fueled by “a new class” of premium travelers.

With business bookings making a slow recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic, consumer demand for the higher-priced seats typically occupied by corporate executives has climbed. The airline expects that trend to stick.