Skift Take

Delta took an Omicron-sized hit in December that has continued into the new year. But the airline remains bullish on the recovery, which CEO Ed Bastian says can move forward apace now that Covid-19 is likely moving toward being an endemic, like the flu.

The Omicron variant came in hot and heavy for Delta Air Lines in December. After a relatively smooth Thanksgiving holiday travel period, the carrier saw elevated numbers of crews call out sick as Covid-19 cases spiked, and demand slacken over just a three week period. The fallou