Delta reports March 2018 operating performance

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has reported operating performance for March 2018, the company said.

The company carried 16.6 million passengers across its broad global network, a record for the month of March.

Highlights included: Receiving final approvals to launch a joint venture with Korean Air that will offer customers world-class travel benefits across one of the most comprehensive route networks in the trans-Pacific market, including a combined network of more than 290 destinations in the Americas and more than 80 in Asia.

Announcing new developments in customer experience innovation with biometric check-in at Delta Sky Clubs and a new Delta Sky Club at Phoenix Sky Harbor coming in late 2018.

Establishing new connections for customers via Salt Lake City to Cleveland, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; Chattanooga, Tenn., to New York-LGA; and Boston to Las Vegas, achieving a milestone of 50 nonstop destinations at Boston Logan by this fall.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune´s top 50 Most Admired companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years.