Delta Air Lines continues to see strong demand into the fall and is confident it will hit its third-quarter guidance, although cost pressures are increasing. “[The] revenue environment remains solid,” Delta EVP and CFO Paul Jacobson said at the Cowen Global Transportation Conference in Boston Sept. 4. “We are seeing some pressure on non-fuel costs,” primarily linked to surging passenger volumes that is leading to higher variable expenses, such as employee overtime, ...

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