NEWS Strong results at Delta see carrier eye up record year

Delta Air Lines has reported a pre-tax income of was $1.6 billion, excluding special items, for the three months to September, an increase of $431 million over the September 2013 quarter. The airline’s net income for the September 2014 quarter was $1.0 billion, or $1.20 per diluted share, and its operating margin was 15.8 per cent, excluding special items.