Delta Air Lines, which posted an industry-leading first-quarter net loss of $1.08 billion (ATWOnline, April 22), yesterday said that under current rules it estimates that its pension plan funding for 2005-08 will total roughly $4.1 billion. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Delta stated that under current funding rules and assuming continuation of the interest rate relief provided under the Pension Funding Equity Act of 2004, pension funding obligations for 2006, ...

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