Delta Feels the Impact of Superstorm Sandy

11:08 AM, Jan 22, 2013   |    comments
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Delta Air Lines announced their 2012 fourth quarter financial results online Tuesday.

The airline saw its profit drop in the last quarter due to the impact of Superstorm Sandy on airline and new refinery operations, according to The airline announced the major storm had a $100 million negative impact. 

The company still posted a $238 million profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 after excluding special items related to restructuring, paying off debt and fuel costs. 

Despite the blow to their profits the company still reported a $1.6 billion profit for the year 2012.

In the online statement, Delta chief executive Richard Anderson said, "We enter 2013 as a stronger airline, with initiatives in place to build on our 2012 success. In the year ahead, we will advance our position around the world and continue to build a better airline for our sharehaolders, customers and employees."

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