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Fuel prices depress Delta earnings

Jed Kim Apr 12, 2018
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Fuel prices depress Delta earnings

Jed Kim Apr 12, 2018
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High fuel costs and a 6 percent raise for most of its employees are likely to take a toll on Delta Air Line’s earnings. After years of low fuel prices, Delta’s revenue is not what it used to be. Yet the air line is expanding and offering new trans-Atlantic flights — including direct flights between Atlanta and Lisbon.

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