First, many large carriers have decided that bigger is no longer better.
American, the nation's largest carrier, had earlier been expected to order new models by the end of the year.
The company is the world's largest carrier of Internet traffic.
American, the nation's largest carrier, is usually the first major airline to report financial results.
Two of the six largest carriers are in bankruptcy court.
But United, the world's largest carrier, has been hurt far worse than others.
In comparison, at the same time they were by far the largest international carrier, with 40% of that market.
Northwest has quickly become the largest carrier there, with about 25 percent of the market.
He also at first seemed to lag in the race to build large carriers.
The airline is the third large American carrier to file in 22 months.