Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has reported operating performance for April 2018, the company said.
The company carried 15.9 million passengers across its broad global network, a record for the month of April.
Monthly highlights include:
Raising USD 1.6 billion of unsecured debt through a mix of three-, five-, and 10-year notes at a blended rate of 3.85 percent. The proceeds from this offering were used to refinance current secured loans, lowering Delta´s overall interest expense by USD 20 million annually and further strengthening the company´s financial foundation.
Offsetting carbon emissions for more than 170,000 customers, in honor of Earth Month. Since 2012, Delta has achieved carbon neutral growth through the purchase of more than 8 million carbon offsets, which have helped Delta invest in environmental sustainability in more than 15 countries worldwide.
Adding more flights between New York-JFK and the Caribbean and extending year-round nonstop access to Europe this winter from several US gateways including New York-JFK to Lisbon, Los Angeles to Paris and Amsterdam, Indianapolis to Paris, and Orlando to Amsterdam.
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. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub and Facebook.com/delta.