Throughout the pandemic, airlines have had a tough time figuring out when travel would return and how strong demand would be. But now that demand is rebounding strongly, airlines are facing challenges trying to meet it. Wall Street Journal airlines reporter Alison Sider joins WSJ What’s News host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss.
Annmarie Fertoli: Throughout the pandemic, airlines have had a tough time figuring out when travel would return, how strong demand would be and how long it would last. After a couple of dips, another rebound in travel is upon us. Airlines and hotels are boosting hiring, but the labor market is even tighter now, so will they be able to meet soaring demand? I'm Annmarie Fertoli from The Wall Street Journal, and joining me now with more on this is Wall Street Journal airlines and air travel reporter, Alison Sider. Hi, Alison, thanks for being here.
Alison Sider: Hi, thanks so much for having me.
Annmarie Fertoli: Alison, we've heard from a number of companies, this earning season who report that a travel rebound is here. What metrics are they using to figure that out?
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