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Delta Air Lines

  • Previous Rank266
  • Country
    U.S.
  • Revenues ($M)$44,438.00
  • Revenue Percent Change7.7%
  • Profits ($M)$3,935.00
  • Profits Percent Change10%
  • Assets ($M)$60,266.00
  • Employees88,680

Delta raked in almost $44 billion in annual revenue in 2018, an 8% increase from the year prior (and $3.9 billion in annual profits, up 10%). Those dollars were hard-fought: Like its peers, Delta saw a steep increase in fuel expenses in 2018, to the tune of 30%. What’s more, reduced government travel following last year’s federal shutdown hit the airline hard, costing the company $25 million a month. Still, operational efficiencies helped lead the U.S.’s second largest airline to success. Delta went a record 251 days without a cancellation—the kind of performance that helped stoke demand from travelers.

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Company Information

CEO
Edward H. Bastian
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Airlines
HQ Location
Atlanta
Websitehttps://www.delta.com
Years on Global 500 List25
Employees88,680

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$44,438.007.7%
Profits ($M)$3,935.0010%
Assets ($M)$60,266.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$13,687.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.9%
Profits as % of Assets6.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity28.7%