From Name:
From Email:
To Name:
To Email:

Optional Message:


Delta balancing reliance on older aircraft, maintenance cost containment

from Aviation Week

A sharp rise in fourth-quarter maintenance costs didn’t keep Delta Air Lines from reducing full year-over-year maintenance expenses, despite growing its fleet — a notable achievement for a carrier that minimizes new aircraft expenditures in favor of squeezing the most out of its older airframes. Delta’s fourth-quarter maintenance expenses grew 18 percent to $415 million, a jump that executives tie to a higher percentage of scheduled airframe heavy checks in an otherwise routine quarter. more


Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063