Analysts brushed aside record third-quarter (Q3) revenue and solid net income delivered by Delta Air Lines, focusing instead on the carrier's slight downward revision in Q4 non-fuel unit cost guidance. While the company’s adjusted net Q3 income of $1.5 billion on total revenue of $12.6 billion (up 21.5% and 6.5%, respectively) were in-line with analyst consensus, the Atlanta-based carrier raised its estimate for Q4 cost per available seat-mile ex-fuel (CASM-ex) to 4-5%, on higher ...


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