United Airlines, still content with not becoming a significantly bigger carrier, will continue to focus on strategies to become a better one, from running a more efficient operation to boosting the appeal of its services to customers. The carrier’s just-completed calendar year saw capacity fall 1.3%, the third straight annual decline. Current projections of a 1%-2% capacity bump in 2014 means that downward run will come to an end, but only through upgauging, not growing its fleet. ...

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