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  1. January 21, 2014

    Delta results underscore lift for sector

    Shares in Delta Air Lines, one of the big three US airlines, rose 3.2 per cent on Tuesday after the company unveiled...

  2. October 22, 2013

    Buoyant Delta earnings leap by a third

    Shares in Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two big legacy airlines by sales, climbed more than 4 per cent after it announced...

  1. April 23, 2013

    Delta cuts capacity to remain in black

    Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two biggest airlines by revenues, warned of a fall in demand in March and expected unit...

  2. beyondbrics

    April 12, 2013

    Corporate watch: Eurasia Drilling Co sees plenty of opportunity

    Russia still has lots of oil but an era of low-cost, conventional production is coming to an end. Whether oil majors battle...

  3. January 22, 2013

    Delta confirms return to US profitability

    Delta Air Lines, the world’s biggest airline by revenues, confirmed the rebound in US airline profitability when it reported...

  4. December 12, 2012

    Delta set to resume paying dividends

    Delta Air Lines, the world’s largest airline by revenue, expects to start returning cash to shareholders during 2013, in the...

  5. December 11, 2012

    Delta’s Virgin deal to put pressure on BA

    British Airways faces stronger competition on its core transatlantic routes after Delta Air Lines on Tuesday unveiled plans...

  6. October 24, 2012

    Delta and US Airways underscore recovery

    Net income at Delta Air Lines, the world’s largest operator by revenues, nearly doubled year-on-year in the third quarter,...

  7. June 6, 2012

    A conversation that translates

    Risk is a risky word. Already prone to misinterpretation among people who share a language and a culture, the difficulties...

  8. April 30, 2012

    Delta buys refinery to combat fuel costs

    Delta Air Lines, the second-biggest carrier in the world, has said it will purchase an oil refinery operation in...

  9. April 25, 2012

    Fuel costs dent Delta and US Airways

    Delta Air Lines and US Airways, two of the largest US carriers, reported small quarterly losses on Wednesday as higher...

  10. January 25, 2012

    Delta and US Airways shares climb on profits

    Shares in Delta Air Lines and US Airways rose after the two US carriers reported their strong fourth-quarter results thanks...

  11. December 16, 2011

    Delta gains slots at NY’s La Guardia airport

    Delta Air Lines has unveiled plans to ramp up its presence at New York La Guardia and pip United Continental to the role of...

  12. July 27, 2011

    Delta profits hit by high fuel prices

    Delta Air Lines , the second-biggest US carrier by revenues, reported lower second-quarter profits on Wednesday as higher...

  13. May 11, 2011

    US drops opposition to Delta-Virgin Blue alliance

    Plans by Virgin Blue and Delta Air Lines for an alliance on flights between Australia and North America took a big step...

  14. May 2, 2011

    Hard-pressed airlines move to cut capacity

    Air passengers face the unhappy prospect of higher fares and crowded aircrafts as airlines around the world try to fend off...

  15. April 26, 2011

    Fuel costs drag US airline earnings

    Higher fuel prices dragged first-quarter earnings from Delta Air Lines and US Airways Group, highlighting the strain that...

  16. April 8, 2011

    Fit for a (future) king

    Prince William in RAF uniform, main; clockwise from top left, jacket and trousers (£279 and £120) by Austin Reed; top hat...

  17. February 28, 2011

    Ventas to buy NHP for $7.4bn

    Ventas, the acquisitive real estate company, has agreed to buy Nationwide Health Properties in a $7.4bn stock deal that will...

  18. January 18, 2011

    Air fare rises to offset higher fuel cost

    Rising oil prices are a growing burden for the airline industry but efforts to pass on higher costs to passengers should...

  19. January 6, 2011

    Sabre move escalates American Airlines row

    Sabre Holdings on Wednesday jumped into the battle between American Airlines and the companies that distribute its tickets,...

  20. July 19, 2010

    Pick-up in air travel lifts Delta to profit

    Delta Air Lines, the world’s biggest carrier by revenues, swung to its first quarterly profit in more than two years on...

  21. July 5, 2010

    Alitalia joins transatlantic accord

    Alitalia, Italy’s relaunched flag-carrier, on Monday entered the transatlantic joint venture between Air France-KLM and...

  22. January 27, 2010

    Delta sees brighter skies ahead

    Delta Air Lines, the largest carrier by passenger numbers, yesterday offered a more optimistic outlook for 2010 in spite of...

  23. January 26, 2010

    Delta sees brighter skies ahead

    The largest airline by passenger numbers says high-spending corporate travellers are starting to return Delta Air Lines,...

  24. July 23, 2009

    Delta chief warns of tough trading

    Delta Air Lines reported a quarterly net loss due to lacklustre demand for air travel, while rival AirTran Holdings swung to...

  25. July 22, 2009

    Delta chief warns on ‘tough’ trading

    Delta Air Lines reported a quarterly net loss due to lacklustre demand for air travel, while rival AirTran Holdings swung to...

  26. April 21, 2009

    Relief at lower losses at Delta and United

    Delta Air Lines and United Airlines reported smaller-than-expected quarterly losses on Tuesday, as cuts to flight schedules...

  27. January 28, 2009

    Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

    Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will confront a slump...

  28. January 28, 2009

    Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

    Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will this year confront...

  29. January 27, 2009

    Delta predicts 4% drop in key revenue measure

    Delta Airlines on Tuesday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will confront a slump in...

  30. October 30, 2008

    Officials approve Delta merger

    Delta Air Lines' proposed merger with Northwest Airlines won approval from US antitrust officials, clearing the companies...

  31. October 30, 2008

    Delta-Northwest merger approved

    Delta Air Lines' proposed merger with Northwest Airlines won approval from US antitrust officials, clearing the companies...

  32. October 29, 2008

    US approves Delta-Northwest merger

    Delta Air Lines’ proposed merger with Northwest Airlines won approval from US antitrust officials, clearing the companies to...

  33. September 27, 2008

    Power dressing - Charlie Mullins

    Charlie Mullins launched Pimlico Plumbers in 1979 with just a bag of tools and a very old van. Today, the company has a...

  34. August 22, 2008

    View from the Top - Richard Anderson, chief executive of Delta Air Lines

    Richard Anderson, 52, took the helm as chief executive at Delta Air Lines in September, ending a three-year hiatus from the...

  35. FT Alphaville

    April 22, 2008

    Further reading

    Elsewhere this morning, - “See-through homes“: 21st century ghost towns. - Dustbowl déjà-vu? Agricultural depression. -...

  36. April 16, 2008

    Airline deal set to create a new industry formation

    Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines emerged from months of merger talks with an accord expected to create the world's...

  37. April 16, 2008

    Airline deal set to create a new industry formation

    Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines emerged from months of merger talks with an accord expected to create the world's...

  38. April 15, 2008

    Calgary shareholders remove chief

    First Calgary Petroleum and its dissident shareholders agreed yesterday to oust Richard Anderson as chief executive in...

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