Delta Air Lines

DALLAS | Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

DALLAS — Delta Air Lines executives expressed confidence Thursday that they can raise prices high enough to cover a fuel bill that is likely to be $2 billion more this year than last year. Airline officials said that strong travel demand and higher average fares fully covered a run-up in fuel prices late last year, … Continue reading DALLAS | Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

ATLANTA  | Strong 2Q at Delta, but spiraling fuel costs ping outlook

ATLANTA  — Delta is topping most profit expectations for the second-quarter, but it’s slashing its outlook for the year, citing a $2 billion spike in fuel costs. The Atlanta carrier on Thursday reported net income of $1.02 billion, or $1.47 per share. Adjusted per-share earnings were $1.77, which, according to a survey by Zacks Investment … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Strong 2Q at Delta, but spiraling fuel costs ping outlook

ROMULUS, Mich | Dog found dead in carrier during Delta layover near Detroit

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Delta Air Lines is investigating the death of an 8-year-old pet dog during a layover at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, en route from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey. The Pomeranian, called Alejandro, was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a cargo facility at the airport, southwest of Detroit in Romulus. … Continue reading ROMULUS, Mich | Dog found dead in carrier during Delta layover near Detroit

Delta helps hundreds of students fly to DC for gun protest

/March 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Delta Air Lines has donated three round-trip charter flights that allowed hundreds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to participate in the “March for Our Lives” protest against gun violence in Washington. Delta said the donation is “part of our commitment to supporting the communities we serve.” Marches are also … Continue reading Delta helps hundreds of students fly to DC for gun protest

States seek to lure Delta as Georgia moves ahead on threat

HARTFORD, Conn. March 01, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline to relocate. Governors from Connecticut, New York and Virginia have pitched their states to the airline through letters and … Continue reading States seek to lure Delta as Georgia moves ahead on threat

Companies face mounting pressure to pick sides in gun debate

NEW YORK/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As the gun debate heats up following the massacre at a Florida high school, companies are under growing pressure to pick a side: whether to stand by the National Rifle Association or walk away. Metlife, Delta and more than a dozen others have decided to end benefits deals offered … Continue reading Companies face mounting pressure to pick sides in gun debate

Delta posts better-than expected 4Q revenue

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — Delta reported better-than-expected revenue in the fourth quarter, while its adjusted profit met Wall Street’s view. The airline benefited from lower fuel costs. For the three months ended December 31, the Delta earned $622 million, or 84 cents per share. A year earlier the Atlanta-based company earned $980 million, or $1.25 per … Continue reading Delta posts better-than expected 4Q revenue