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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

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you board

DALLAS/January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself. The airline says complaints about animals biting or soiling plane cabins have nearly doubled since 2016. Starting March … Continue reading Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you board

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan ‘country’

BEIJING/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Chinese regulators rebuked fashion brand Zara, Delta Air Lines and medical device maker Medtronic on Friday for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a fresh show of Beijing’s acute sensitivity about the self-ruled island. Zara, Delta and Medtronic were ordered to remove the “illegal content” and issue apologies, airline and internet … Continue reading China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan ‘country’

Delta tops expectations all around

ATLANTA/January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Delta Air Lines is reporting fourth-quarter profit of $572 million, easily beating expectations. The Atlanta company reported net income of 80 cents per share Thursday, or 96 cents with nonrecurring items removed. That breezed past the 88 cents Wall Street was looking for, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue … Continue reading Delta tops expectations all around

Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight

LOS ANGELES/May 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Delta Air Lines is offering refunds and compensation to a California family that says they were forced off a plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on … Continue reading Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight

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