Delta is always first among publicly traded airlines to report quarterly earnings. Its boss, Ed Bastian, typically talks more about the corporate travel market than peers at other airlines. Thursday offered no exception, as he told Wall Street analysts to expect a strong spring and summer.
"While the new variant is not done, it appears that the worst may be behind us," Bastian said. "Given the high transmissibility and lower severity of omicron, it's very likely to mark the shift in Covid-19 from being a pandemic to a manageable and ordinary seasonal virus, which should . . .