Delta Air Lines 757. Courtesy photo. Delta Air Lines reported a hefty first-quarter loss of $318 million, significantly widened from a deficit of $256 million in the year-ago period, as a 29% rise in fuel costs added $483 million to the operating expense ledger in the current period. "We faced significant pressures on our business from rising fuel prices, the impact of events in Japan and significant industry overcapacity in the transatlantic marketplace," CEO Richard ...

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