ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2007 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2007. 

Key points include: 

  • Delta generated third quarter pre-tax income of $363 million on operating revenue of $5.2 billion, the highest quarterly revenue in company history.
  • Net income for the September 2007 quarter was $220 million, or $0.56 per diluted share.
  • During the quarter, Delta continued to strengthen its balance sheet, paying down more than $1.0 billion in debt obligations.
  • Delta has accrued almost $160 million in profit sharing through the September 2007 quarter, in recognition of the critical role of Delta employees in achieving the company’s financial targets.


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