Release #: DAL 19.02
July 11, 2019

ALPA Statement Regarding Delta Air Lines Second-Quarter Earnings Report

ATLANTA, Ga.—The following statement was released by Capt. Ryan Schnitzler, chairman of the Delta Air Lines Master Executive Council (MEC) of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), in response to Delta’s second-quarter earnings report:

“On behalf of Delta’s 14,500 pilots, ALPA congratulates Delta on today’s record-setting second quarter earnings of $2.0 billion in adjusted pretax profit. We are proud to be part of 80,000 employees worldwide who collectively deliver the best customer service and brand in the airline industry. As the Delta pilots continue negotiations for a new contract, we look forward to sharing in the success that our past sacrifices and dedication have helped create.”

Founded in 1931, ALPA is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents more than 62,000 pilots at 34 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Visit the ALPA website at or follow us on Twitter @WeAreALPA.


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