North America

United and Delta Have Big Ambitions

Edward Russell
December 16th, 2022 at 3:06 PM EST

United and Delta jets at San Francisco airport

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines unveiled ambitious plans this week. The latter ordered up to 300 new Boeing aircraft, 200 of them 787s. CEO Scott Kirby claims the deal will cement United’s status as the so-called U.S. flag carrier. And the former aims to recover its pre-pandemic profit margins in just two years. Can Delta and United do it? Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss in the ‘Lounge.

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Edward Russell
December 16th, 2022 at 3:06 PM EST

Tags: North America

Photo credit: United and Delta jets at San Francisco airport Flickr / Next Trip Network

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