Delta Air Lines carried 14.4 million passengers in December 2017


Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for December 2017. The company carried 14.4 million passengers across its broad global network in the month.

Monthly highlights include:

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• Ordering 100 state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020 and a long-term commitment with Pratt & Whitney for Delta TechOps to be a major maintenance, repair and overhaul provider for the PW1100G and PW1500G engines, powering Delta’s A321neo and C Series aircraft;

• Being named the transportation industry leader and one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a ranking of social and corporate responsibility;

• Ranking as the top airline and No. 17 on the list of 50 large companies on Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2018; and

• Retiring from scheduled service the Boeing 747-400 fleet, among the most iconic and recognizable aircraft, and the final retirement by a U.S. air carrier.