Blue Sky News - Evan  Dougherty

While aviation surged in 2023, air travel is no longer following historical patterns, airline and industry officials say.

Citing work-life changes created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including hybrid and work-from-home practices, U.S. carriers are adjusting methods used to forecast future passenger demand throughout their networks.

Delta Air Lines reported strong demand for international travel, with a longer season for peak travel to Europe, which typically lasts through the summer months. In its latest quarterly earnings report in October, Delta said its transatlantic enplanements are up double digits from a year ago.

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