Delta carries 16.8 million passengers in May 2018

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has reported in May 2018, the company carried 16.8 million passengers across its broad global network, a record for the month of May, the company said.

Monthly highlights include:

• Launching new uniforms for 64,000 Delta employees worldwide, created by acclaimed designer Zac Posen and built with Lands´ End quality. The designs embrace innovative fit, form and function, and carry Delta into the future in style.
• Announcing the return of nonstop flights between the US and Mumbai, India, next year following agreements secured by the Trump administration with the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to address the issue of government subsidies provided to state-owned carriers in those nations.
• Continuing Delta´s global expansion with the launch of new services between New York-JFK and Ponta Delgada, Azores; Indianapolis and Paris-CDG; and Atlanta and Lisbon.
• Gaining final approval from the Los Angeles World Airports Board of Airport Commissioners to begin constructing the Sky Way at LAX, Delta´s USD 1.9 billion plan to modernize Terminals 2 and 3, and connect them to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 324 destinations in 57 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.