Delta recently announced its plan to shut down Comair as part of its strategy to cut back on lower-margin regional operations. These smaller flights have higher maintenance costs and do not make much sense for the carrier. Delta recently reported decent earnings, but industrials editor Brendan Byrnes cautions investors away from the airline sector.
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