6-Jan-2011 11:42 AM

Delta predicts Dec-2010 storms will affect bottom line by USD45m

Delta Air Lines President Ed Bastian stated (05-Jan-2011) the carrier expects the winter storms in the US and western Europe in Dec-2010 to reduced Delta's net profit for 4Q2010 by around USD45 million from the carrier's previous expectations. Delta canceled more than 3000 flights in the period from Christmas Day to the following Wednesday.