02 August, 2018

18.3 million people flew with Delta in July

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for July 2018. The company carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the company. 

Monthly highlights include:

Signing a definitive agreement with WestJet that, after regulatory approval, will create a transborder joint venture serving more than 30 cities, covering over 95 percent of U.S.-Canadian demand, and providing enhanced offerings and more choice for customers.
Declaring our fifth annual dividend increase beginning in the September quarter, demonstrating our conviction in the durability and sustainability of the Delta business model.  The September quarter dividend of $0.35 per share, an increase of 15 percent over previous levels, will be payable on August 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 26, 2018.
Thanking Georgia Governor Deal for his suspension of the state sales tax on jet fuel, which helps ensure Georgia remains competitive and continues to be a business environment where Delta can grow its services.
Announcing five more trans-Pacific routes to feature Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select seating beginning with Minneapolis to Tokyo in November, bringing more luxury, comfort, and choice to customers transiting the U.S., Japan, and Australia.

(Images from Delta)