- Chidozie Uzoezie
Delta Reports Strong Operating Performance for August 2018
Delta Air Lines has reported its operating performance for August 2018. The airline carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of August. Also in August, Delta opened a new engine repair shop, which will support the Rolls-Royce engines on its Airbus A350s and the forthcoming A330-900neo through the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business. It also installed seat-back entertainment on its 600th aircraft, giving more customers convenient access to in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio, and offering more aircraft with seat-back entertainment than any airline in the world Also in August, Delta announced new Summer 2019 trans-Atlantic flying including expanded service to Paris and Amsterdam from Los Angeles; expanded service to Paris and Tel Aviv from New York-JFK, and new service to Amsterdam from Tampa. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft and serves more than 180 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and Delta Connection carriers offer service to 309 destinations in 53 countries on six continents.