Delta Air Lines 757. Photo: Courtesy, DL. Delta Air Lines kicked off US majors' third-quarter earnings reporting period Wednesday by announcing a $363 million net profit, reversed from a $161 million net loss in the year-ago quarter, and predicted it will achieve its first profitable fourth quarter since 2000. Speaking to analysts and reporters, CEO Richard Anderson said the positive three-month period was driven by "revenue performance, cost discipline and harvesting the ...

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