Delta CEO says summer traffic was strongest in airline's history

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Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Delta Air Lines had the best summer in its history, despite a computer outage in August, Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said on Friday.

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"We had the strongest summer in our history," Bastian said at an event in New York, adding that three days in July "set all-time records in terms of volume of traffic and volume of passenger flows."

(Reporting by Alwyn Scott; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)