Delta reports December 2017 operating performance

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has reported operating performance for December 2017, the company said.

The company carried 14.4 million passengers across its broad global network in the month.

Monthly highlights include:

Ordering 100 state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020 and a long-term commitment with Pratt & Whitney for Delta TechOps to be a major maintenance, repair and overhaul provider for the PW1100G and PW1500G engines, powering Delta´s A321neo and C Series aircraft;

Being named the transportation industry leader and one of America´s Most JUST companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a ranking of social and corporate responsibility;

Ranking as the top airline and No. 17 on the list of 50 large companies on Glassdoor Employees´ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2018; and

Retiring from scheduled service the Boeing 747-400 fleet, among the most iconic and recognizable aircraft, and the final retirement by a US air carrier.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2017, Delta was named to Fortune´s top 50 Most Admired companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the sixth time in seven years.