Delta reports July 2017 operating performance

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

The company carried 17.6 million passengers across our broad global network in the month.

Monthly highlights include:

Taking delivery of Delta´s first Airbus A350 featuring the award-winning Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select cabin which will go into service this fall;

Announcing nonstop service between Atlanta and Shanghai to begin in July 2018; and

Deepening Delta´s partnership with Air France-KLM through a 10% equity investment and a commitment to expand the transatlantic joint venture to include Delta, Air France, KLM, Virgin Atlantic and Alitalia.

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.