Airlines post profits as jet seats fill

Delta, US Airways beat earning estimates in 1st quarter

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 2:10 a.m.

In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, photo US Airways jets are seen at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix. U.S. Airways Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. posted profits Tuesday that beat analysts’ estimates in the first quarter, traditionally the industry’s weakest period, as they filled more seats.

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