Delta Air Lines reports Q2 2018 net income of USD 1.3bn

Delta Air Lines has reported September quarter 2018 GAAP pre-tax income of USD 1.7 billion, net income of USD 1.3 billion and earnings per diluted share of USD 1.91 on record revenue of USD 12.0 billion, the company said.

The airline reported September quarter 2018 adjusted pre-tax income of USD 1.6 billion, adjusted net income of USD 1.2 billion and adjusted earnings per diluted share of USD 1.80.

Delta reported it returned USD 566 million to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.