Delta reports 18.3m passengers in July 2018

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has reported in July 2018 the airline carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, the company said.

Highlights of the recent quarter 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 US-Canadian demand, and providing enhanced offerings and more choice for customers.
-Declaring its fifth annual dividend increase beginning in the September quarter, demonstrating its conviction in the durability and sustainability of the Delta business model. The September quarter dividend of USD 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.
-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 US, Japan, and Australia.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights.