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US airlines struggle for investors' trust amid seat-glut concern

Mr Parker is among those who vow that the industry has changed for good and won't return to the days when airlines added seats to fend off a competitor


US airlines are being battered by investors concerned that the industry may revert to its old, costly habit of piling on too many seats, making it harder to charge more for tickets.

Even as planes fly full and carriers enjoy billions of dollars in savings on fuel, stocks are