1. Delta's fourth-quarter profit beats estimates thanks to cheaper fuel and strong travel demand  CNBC
  2. Is Delta Air Lines going to shake up those onerous airline change fees?  USA TODAY
  3. Delta beats profit estimates on new customers as rivals battle 737 MAX crisis  Yahoo Finance
  4. Delta results boosted by US strength and business flyers  Financial Times
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Delta Air Lines reported higher-than-expected quarterly profits thanks to cheaper fuel and strong travel demand.Delta Air Lines reported higher-than-expected quarterly profits thanks to cheaper fuel and strong travel demand.

Delta beats profit forecast on strong demand as rivals battle 737 MAX crisis

Delta and other major airlines, excluding Southwest, charge $200 per person to change a non-refundable ticket in addition to any fare difference.Delta and other major airlines, excluding Southwest, charge $200 per person to change a non-refundable ticket in addition to any fare difference.

Delta flight change fees: Are changes, more flexibility on the way?

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Stocks are taking a little pause on their upward trajectory Tuesday. The focus is on earnings from the big banks and Delta Air Lines.Stocks are taking a little pause on their upward trajectory Tuesday. The focus is on earnings from the big banks and Delta Air Lines.

Stocks Moving Premarket: Beyond Meat, GameStop, JPMorgan - Barron's

Delta Air Lines boosted its fourth quarter profit to $1.1 billion by adding more flights over the holiday-packed period and packing them even more full of passengers. Lower fuel prices helped too, as Delta reported Tuesday that earnings rose 8% over a year earlier and beat analysts' expectations. Shares jumped almost 5% before the opening bell. U.S. airlines are enjoying a prolonged period of profitability that was long thought to be unlikely if not impossible. Delta has made money 10 years in a row after losing it eight times in the previous decade. Delta CEO Ed Bastian says there is no reason to think the industry's good times will end anytime soon. "I'm not worried at all," he said in an interview. "Travel is one of the things that is growing faster than most sectors of the economy." Atlanta-based Delta gets two-thirds of its revenue from the U.S., which outperformed each of Delta's international regions in the fourth quarter. Delta grew nearly 5%, but it was able to raise average prices and still fill 85.6% of its seats in the fourth quarter and a record 86.3% for all of 2019. "The domestic market still has quite a ways to go," Bastian said. "Airfares are still quite affordable." Overseas was a mixed bag, however, with Delta's revenue down in Asia, partly because of weakness in China. Revenue on flights to and from Europe rose less than 1%. A wild card for Delta and other airlines in 2020 could be the Boeing 737 Max. Some analysts believe airfares will drop when all those grounded Max jetliners are cleared to fly again - although no one knows when that will be. Delta never owned any Boeing 737 Max jetliners - unlike Southwest, American and United, which were forced to cancel thousands of flights and scramble their schedules. Boeing "will get through...

Holiday travelers push Delta to $1.1 billion 4Q profit - SFGate

The payout for the average employee will be equivalent to about two months of pay, Bastian said.The payout for the average employee will be equivalent to about two months of pay, Bastian said.

Delta to pay out more than $1.5 billion in profit sharing to workers

Delta Air Lines Inc posted on Tuesday a fourth-quarter profit that beat Wall Street forecasts, boosted by customers gained from rival airlines' ...Delta Air Lines Inc posted on Tuesday a fourth-quarter profit that beat Wall Street forecasts, boosted by customers gained from rival airlines' ...

Delta posts profit beat on loyal, new customers as rivals battle 737 MAX crisis - CNA