Delta Air Lines Bullish on Fall Travel Outlook

Skift Take

Airline industry bellwether Delta has spoken and the outlook is good. Operational issues are easing in the U.S. and travel demand, particularly among corporations, continues to pick up even as the economic outlook sours.

Delta Air Lines is confident on a robust corporate travel recovery this fall despite broader concerns that the U.S. could fall — or has fallen — into an economic recession.

“There is such pent-up demand for access to our products,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said during the airline’s second quarter results call on Wednesday. “And, we’re not going to satisfy that thirst