Delta Keeps Middle Seat Ban in Hopes of Spring Recovery

The pandemic cost the airline $12.8 billion in 2020

Delta airplane in the sky
Delta has committed to keeping middle seats empty at least through March. Getty Images

The middle seat—undeniably the worst one, pandemic or not—will remain empty on Delta Air Lines, as the carrier has done since the pandemic took hold last year.

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