Adding To Arpey Remarks, Delta's Anderson Says 'Over Time ... People Pay Us For Content'

"Over time, the industry has to evolve to more of the model of other industries where people pay us for our content rather than us paying them to take our content, because our content is very rich," said Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson, as reported by David Jonas at The Beat. "It is going to continue to evolve as distribution costs decline and when you look at the value that we provide when we service a reservation versus online travel agencies and others, it's really significant."

American Airlines' CEO just made similar comments. [more]