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Delta Air Lines is a company that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile, telephone reservations, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, and professional security and training services, as well as aviation solutions to third parties.

TypePublic
Founded1924
HQAtlanta, GA, US
Websitedelta.com
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)91,224(+3%)
Job Openings300
Revenue (FY, 2020)$17.1 B(-63%)
Share Price (May 2021)$46.1
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Delta Air Lines

Ed Bastian

Ed Bastian

Chief Executive Officer
Glen Hauenstein

Glen Hauenstein

President
John Laughter

John Laughter

S.V.P. & Chief of Operations
Henry Ting

Henry Ting

Chief Health Officer
Steve Sear

Steve Sear

President – International & E.V.P. – Global Sales
Joanne Smith

Joanne Smith

E.V.P. and Chief People Officer
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Delta Air Lines Office Locations

Delta Air Lines has an office in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
1030 Delta Blvd
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Delta Air Lines Financials and Metrics

Delta Air Lines Revenue

Delta Air Lines's revenue was reported to be $17.1 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

4.2b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(1.2b)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(1.4b)

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

29.5b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

46.1

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

8.5b

EV

53.3b
Delta Air Lines's current market capitalization is $29.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

41.2b44.4b47.0b17.1b

Revenue growth, %

4%8%6%

Sales and marketing expense

582.0m

Operating expense total

35.1b39.2b40.4b1.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

10.0b11.8b12.0b10.5b12.5b12.6b8.6b1.5b3.1b4.2b

Sales and marketing expense

110.0m

Operating expense total

9.1b10.1b10.3b9.5b10.4b10.5b9.0b6.3b9.4b432.0m

Depreciation and amortization

610.0m590.0m580.0m615.0m713.0m631.0m678.0m591.0m545.0m492.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.8b1.6b2.9b8.3b

Accounts Receivable

2.4b2.3b2.9b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

1.2b

Inventories

1.3b1.1b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

1.4b1.9b1.4b1.9b2.0b1.9b6.0b11.4b16.5b8.5b

Accounts Receivable

2.6b2.4b2.5b3.2b2.8b2.8b2.3b1.4b1.5b1.8b

Prepaid Expenses

1.2b

Inventories

1.1b1.6b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.1b974.0m847.0m746.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

3.6b3.9b4.8b(12.4b)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2b2.3b2.6b

Inventories

(397.0m)324.0m(139.0m)354.0m

Accounts Payable

992.0m(418.0m)144.0m240.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3b4.2b5.7b2.0b5.2b7.5b358.0m68.0m(2.5b)691.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(1.3b)(2.8b)(3.8b)(1.4b)(2.9b)(3.9b)(937.0m)(1.2b)(1.4b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(927.0m)(2.5b)(3.4b)(1.1b)(2.7b)(3.8b)(3.0b)(7.0b)(8.2b)(60.0m)

Long-term Borrowings

(244.0m)(2.1b)(2.7b)(1.3b)(2.4b)(2.8b)(1.2b)(1.7b)(2.3b)(1.8b)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

498.3k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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Delta Air Lines Operating Metrics

Delta Air Lines's Daily Flights was reported to be 15 k in Y, 2016.
FY, 2013Y, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Y, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Daily Flights

15 k15 k15 k15 k

Destinations

322327328323

Mainline Aircraft in Fleet

743772786800809809814822830832846847

Passengers

164.66 m171.36 m179.39 m183.74 m
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Delta Air Lines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aero Assurance Ltd.
Delta Flight Products, LLC
Delta Material Services, LLC
Delta Private Jets, Inc.
Delta Professional Services, LLC
Delta Vacations, LLC
Endeavor Air, Inc.
Epsilon Trading, LLC
MIPC, LLC
Monroe Energy, LLC
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Delta Air Lines Revenue Breakdown

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Delta Air Lines revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.6% from Refinery and 89.4% from Airline

Human Capital Metrics

Source: fortune.com
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Delta Air Lines Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Delta Air Lines Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Delta Air Lines Online and Social Media Presence

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Delta Air Lines Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    95/100

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Delta Air Lines News and Updates

Delta Air Lines Announces March Quarter 2021 Financial Results

ATLANTA, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported financial results for the March quarter 2021 and provided its outlook for the June quarter 2021. Highlights of the March quarter 2021 results, including both GAAP and adjusted metrics, are on page five and...

Get ready to be smushed. Delta Air Lines will start selling middle seats again

The last major U.S. airline to keep middle seats empty has announced it will start selling them again next month. Delta Air Lines, the last major U.S. airline to clock middle seats, has announced it will start selling them again in a month.Read Full Story

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Delta Air Lines says March daily sales jump 30% month-over-month

Delta Air Lines Inc. shares rose 2.1% in Monday premarket trading after the company gave a business update that includes about 30% daily net sales improvement over February for the month to date. Bookings for travel beyond the next 60 days represents 32% of new bookings. Still, revenue in January a…

The CEO of Delta Air Lines Just Explained a Radical Change. Here's What It Means for You

The real question is: Who do you think you work for?
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Delta Air Lines Blogs

Delta and Wheels Up partner to make private aviation more accessible to individual and corporate

Delta Private Jets to combine with Wheels Up, establishing one of the world’s largest owned and managed fleets of private aircraft. Partnership between Delta and Wheels Up will provide more consumers with unique access to Wheels Up’s private aviation platform and programs alongside Delta’s global…

Delta hosts Investor Day, highlighting its global scale, powerful brand and unmatched competitive advantages

Delta today will host its annual event for the investment community, where leadership will provide an update on the company's business strategy and 2020 financial targets.   “We are executing well against our strategic priorities and on track for a record 2019 – a testament to the incredible work …

As we return to India Dec. 22, discover a different Delta Air Lines

Delta re-enters the India market on Dec. 22 with nonstop daily service from New York-JFK to Mumbai. Since we last flew to India in 2015, the U.S. airline has invested billions of dollars, completely reinventing the customer experience with innovative products and services taking hospitality to new …

Reaching new heights: Delta brings home top loyalty, credit card awards from The Points Guy

The Points Guy (TPG) hosted its second annual awards ceremony to honor the best in travel, loyalty and credit cards around the globe, and Delta took home the most awards of any airline for the second year in a row. More than 100,000 TPG readers casted votes to choose which brands they felt made tr…

Delta, Aeromexico working together to create a seamless travel experience

Over 80% of customer experience seams closed. Technology and innovation focus drives customer satisfaction. Investments continue in 2020. Delta and Joint Cooperation Agreement partner Aeromexico are focused on providing their customers with a consistent experience when traveling between the tw…

LinkedIn names Delta CEO Ed Bastian as a must-follow on annual Top Voices list

Delta CEO Ed Bastian was named among the year’s top 20 LinkedIn Influencers in the U.S., ranking him among the platform’s eminent leaders, thinkers and innovators whose conversations are shaping global business. Released Wednesday, the fifth annual showcase – Top Voices 2019 – is compiled by Linke…
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Delta Air Lines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Delta Air Lines founded?

    Delta Air Lines was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Delta Air Lines key executives?

    Delta Air Lines's key executives are Ed Bastian, Glen Hauenstein and John Laughter.

  • How many employees does Delta Air Lines have?

    Delta Air Lines has 91,224 employees.

  • What is Delta Air Lines revenue?

    Latest Delta Air Lines annual revenue is $17.1 b.

  • What is Delta Air Lines revenue per employee?

    Latest Delta Air Lines revenue per employee is $187.4 k.

  • Who are Delta Air Lines competitors?

    Competitors of Delta Air Lines include Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines and Air France KLM.

  • Where is Delta Air Lines headquarters?

    Delta Air Lines headquarters is located at 1030 Delta Blvd, Atlanta.

  • Where are Delta Air Lines offices?

    Delta Air Lines has an office in Atlanta.

  • How many offices does Delta Air Lines have?

    Delta Air Lines has 1 office.