Delta Air Lines (DAL) president Ed Bastain adds some more insight into the carrier's plan to cut...

|About: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)|By:, SA News Editor

Delta Air Lines (DAL) president Ed Bastain adds some more insight into the carrier's plan to cut capacity which he calls a "proactive measure." He says Delta's total capacity will be down 3%-4%, with routes across the Atlantic cut by 5% after Labor Day and Pacific routes only reduced slightly. The NYSE Arca Airline ETF -6.7% for the week, with capacity concerns stepping up across the sector.