Delta Air Lines, flush from a record first quarter, is resisting the urge to grow by continuing to keep capacity growth down, even as it adds more international flights from its fast-growing Seattle hub. This is part of the behavior that Delta President Ed Bastian says sets the company apart from other airlines. Delta benchmarks itself against other “high-quality industrial transports,” such as UPS, FedEx and railway CSX, and by some measures exceeds that group’s metrics. ...
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