Delta Air Lines Inc on Tuesday reported higher quarterly results as it benefited from strength in the Atlanta, New York and London markets.
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The U.S. carrier said its revenue outlook looked "solid" through year's end and that bookings for the holiday season were strong.
Net income came to $1.37 billion, or $1.59 a share, in the third quarter, compared with $1.05 billion, or $1.23 a share, a year earlier.
Quarterly revenue rose 6 percent to $10.5 billion, and passenger revenue was up nearly 7 percent. Passenger unit revenue, an important industry measure, increased 4 percent.