Cash-strapped Delta Air Lines reached a revised agreement with its existing Visa/MasterCard processor to extend the terms of its contract to Oct. 31 and reduce the amount of cash "holdback" required by the processor. The contract had been set to expire Aug. 31. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission late last week, Delta said that under the amended agreement, it estimates that the holdback will reach $625 million by the new expiration date, down from $750 million it ...

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