The skies were not friendly to travelers in 2006, and while they haven't been much kinder so far this year, there are some positive developments in the air for passengers. Coming off a year of airline bankruptcies, domestic routes being slashed, and airfares skyrocketing between 10 percent and 18 percent, 2007 could be viewed as an improvement on a couple of fronts. First, seating capacity is inching higher, although it's still way below pre-9/11 levels; and second, airfares are anticipated ...

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