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The Thick of Earnings

Edward Russell
April 29th, 2022 at 11:42 AM EDT

Photo credit: American, Delta, and JetBlue all report strong demand while staffing issues weigh on summer. Flickr / Scarlet Sappho

Edward “Ned” Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan are in the thick of first quarter earnings. The takeaway so far: demand changed for the better in March but summer may not be as rosy as many hoped, at least for travelers. Staffing concerns continue to weigh on schedules, threatening limited and pricey options for those with pent-up demand to travel.

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