Delta Air Lines Inc

Industry: Airline

Fortune Rank: 84

DAL, a major air carrier, provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight and mail. DAL serves 224 domestic cities in 49 states and 223 cities in 89 foreign countries. For the 6 months ended 06/30/05, revenues rose 5% to $7.83B. Net loss applicable to Common decreased 38% to 1.46B. Results reflect higher sales from North America, lower salaries & related costs, decreased aircraft rent expense and higher interest income.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (Delta) is an air carrier that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States and around the world. As of December 31, 2004, Delta, including its wholly owned subsidiaries, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc. (ASA) and Comair, Inc. (Comair), served 176 domestic cities in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, as well as 51 cities in 33 countries. With its domestic and international codeshare partners, Delta's route network covers 224 domestic cities in 49 states, as well as 223 cities in 89 countries. It has hub airports in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Salt Lake City. Delta is managed as a single business unit. For the year ended December 31, 2004, the Company's operations in North America, the Atlantic, Latin America and the Pacific accounted for 81%, 14%, 4% and 1%, respectively, of its consolidated operating revenues.

Delta Air Lines Inc

Delta Air Lines Inc achieved revenue of $28,063.00 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-1,237.00 million.

Delta Air Lines Inc' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 84th compared to 111th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $22,697 million (a change of 6 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-8,922 million (a change of $7 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Delta Air Lines Inc would be ranked 473rd rather than 84th due to the fact it made a loss of $-1,237 million in 2010.

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