A surge in cargo, loyalty program and premium fare up-sell revenue drove Delta Air Lines’ first-quarter 2018 operating revenue into quarterly record territory, with nearly $10 billion in GAAP revenue, up 9.5% year-over-year (YOY). Delta’s net income for the quarter, however, dipped 2.5% to $547 million, compared to $561 million for the 2017 March quarter. Delta remains on track to take about 60 new aircraft deliveries in 2018, including its first Bombardier C Series. CEO Ed ...

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