Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has reported second-quarter net income of $801 million, up 17% from net profit of $685 recorded in the year-ago-quarter. Operating revenue was up 9.4% year-over-year to $10.6 billion while expenses grew 2.8% to $9 billion. The resulting operating profit for the second quarter came to$1.6 billion, up 72.8% year-over-year—an increase of $665 million over 2013’s June quarter. Delta CEO Richard Anderson said the second-quarter performance ...

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