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US Air Travel Stumbles in December After Year of Recovery

  • Delta calls the month ‘off trend,’ sees stronger January
  • JetBlue, Alaska Air this week cite softening demand recently
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Airline Industry to See 2023 Profit on US Growth: IATA

As 2022 draws to a close, a growing number of US airlines are finding that travel demand isn’t holding up quite like they expected.

Delta Air Lines Inc. on Wednesday became the latest carrier to hint at a lackluster December as it narrowed a revenue projection for the fourth quarter. It still sees strong results in 2023.