An analysis of second- and third-quarter schedules at US majors Dallas/Fort Worth-based American Airlines, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines, and Dallas-based Southwest Airlines show an aggregate domestic capacity boost of 4%, compared to just 1% internationally. However, the moves do not appear to be direct responses to Chicago-based United’s aggressive hub-fortifying strategy, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. The first-quarter split was 3% versus 2%. The splits generally align ...

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