Airline companies including Delta Air Lines (DAL +2.5%) and US Airways (LCC +4.1%) are raising...

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

Airline companies including Delta Air Lines (DAL +2.5%) and US Airways (LCC +4.1%) are raising fares to take advantage of peak summer demand, according to data compiled by an industry-watching group. Things could be looking up for the sector with key metrics such as revenue per seat mile tipping toward a more productive summer for carriers just as aviation fuel prices start to fall back and capacity is trimmed to profitable levels.