Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 304 destinations in 52 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.
On October 11th, 2018, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) reported its third quarter financial results. The airline beat analyst estimates, driven by higher travel demand. For the quarter, Delta reported adjusted earnings per share of USD 1.80, increasing 16% year over year. Adjusted operating revenue of USD 11.8 Billion, increased 8% year over year. The growth was due to an increase in improvements in Delta’s business such as a 20% increase in premium product ticket revenue and double digit increases in cargo, loyalty and maintenance, repair and overhaul revenue.