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  • Delta Air Lines profits Q4

    Delta Q4 profits hit $980 million thanks to sinking gas prices

    Delta Air Lines earned $980 million in the fourth quarter despite lower revenue than a year ago. The jump in profits is attributed to lower gas prices. Delta shares jumped 3.3% on Tuesday, as the company recovered nearly one-fourth of its losses on the month. The company also said bookings are ahead of last year’s pace […]

  • Delta Airlines saved billions with lower fuel costs in 2015

    Delta saved $5.1 billion last year as gas prices plummeted

    Delta saved $5.1 billion on fuel last year as oil prices plummeted. The company in return posted an annual profit of $4.5 billion in 2015. The airline also revealed that it hopes to save another $3 billion in 2016 as a result of lower energy prices. While lowering fuel prices helped the airline, officials say sales were […]

  • Delta Airlines pilots seeking massive pay increases

    Delta pilots are seeking a huge pay increase following record profits

    Delta Air Lines Inc’s pilots are seeking a huge pay increase of about 40% compounded over three years. The request comes at a time when the carrier’s profits are surging, Bloomberg reports. A memo from the Air Line Pilots Association revealed the request.  The union is taking a more aggressive stance in negotiations with the Atlanta-based […]

  • Delta Baggage Fees Increase, Reflecting Industry-Wide Trend

    Delta Airlines has increased its checked baggage fees to up to $35, the highest such fees in the US industry. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has more: The higher fees take effect Tuesday for Delta passengers who booked their flights Jan. 5 or later and are checking bags on domestic flights. For those who pay the baggage […]