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Delta raises ticket prices in response to skyrocketing demand from U.S. travelers

Delta Airlines is hiking ticket prices in response to growing demand and elevated fuel prices, in a move company leaders are hoping will allow them to capitalize on post-pandemic spending habits in the United States.According to Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian, the company experienced its highest ever month for bookings in March. The airlines’ chief executive officer extolled the current travel market during a Wednesday appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box, commenting on the historic level of desire to travel gripping post-pandemic America.