5:42 am July 20, 2010, by Henry Unger
It’s quite a turnaround from bankruptcy.
Delta Air Lines posted its best quarterly result in 10 years — a $467 million profit for the second quarter, AJC staffer Kelly Yamanouchi reports.
And the carrier expects the black ink to continue as business travel slowly recovers.
The profit compared to a loss of $257 million a year earlier. Excluding one-time charges related partly to Delta’s merger with Northwest Airlines, the profit was $549 million, Yamanouchi writes.
Executives said they expect the Atlanta-based airline to be “solidly profitable” in the current quarter and to post a full-year profit, the company’s first since 2007.
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