NEWS Delta Air Lines records $1bn in net income during second quarter

Delta Air Lines has reported financial results for the June 2015 quarter, including adjusted net income of $1 billion or $1.27 per diluted share, up 22 per cent from the June quarter of 2014. “Delta’s record results have allowed the company to invest in its employees through higher wage rates and profit sharing; improve the experience for our customers through new aircraft and innovative partnerships with global carriers; and uniquely deliver value for our shareholders by accelerating our capital returns while also paying down debt,” said Richard Anderson, Delta’s chief executive officer.