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Delta Airlines trimming flight schedule as oil price hiked

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Atlanta-based Delta Airlines announced that the company will trim its flight schedule for this fall as it grapples with the rising price of oil.
The airline plans to focus on under-performing routes when making its cuts. That means some flights booked for fall travel could be cancelled or shifted to smaller planes.
Delta CEO Ed Bastian said that with its higher fuel price they are going to expect to see the ticket prices go up as well. The competitors also are face rising fuel costs that could affect their flight plans.
The oil prices have been increasing since early 2017, and the price of...
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