Delta Air Lines posted a $2.7 billion net profit in 2013 excluding special items and boasted a 15% return on invested capital for the full year. Even though the carrier’s 2013 earnings were extremely strong and the best full-year profit reported by a US airline in years, CEO Richard Anderson told analysts and reporters on Tuesday that Delta expects to “significantly improve financial results in 2014.” Including an $8 billion non-cash gain in the 2013 fourth quarter ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.