The big three U.S. legacy carriers are well into a massive fleet renewal program, investing multiple billions of dollars in new aircraft and interiors. Lower maintenance costs and reduced fuel burn are obvious advantages as fuel prices rise; the upgrades are proving to be an effective tool to drive premium revenue in a highly consolidated market. But not everyone benefits to the same extent. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are currently leading the U.S. legacy sector in profitability. ...


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