Such is the state of the US airline industry that Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson found a silver lining to the $1.04 billion second-quarter loss announced yesterday, which represented a reversal from the $164 million earned in the year-ago quarter. The positive was the $137 million profit the company posted excluding the special charges that resulted in the final figure. "When faced with the challenge of unprecedented fuel prices, Delta distinguished itself by reacting quickly and ...

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