On Thursday, Delta Air Lines is expecting a boosts of at least 11 percent of a pre tax profit next year by cutting off prices of jet fuel and rising revenue. The Atlanta-based company has projected a benefit of $1.7 billion net next year due to low fuel price. As of the New York Stock Exchange, it shares a rose of 4.8 percent. This year, the non-fuel’s growth expenses have slowed to 0.3 percent from 2012’s 4.6 percent. Delta is expecting a growth of less than 2 percent next year, and claimed that it will reduce its costs by retiring its Boeing 747s, 757 and 767. Recently, it has been reported that Delta ordered Airbus at an amount of twenty five units of A330neos and twenty five units of A350-900s.
Above all, the total capacity of Delta will increase only up to 2 percent next year, and that includes a 3 percent raise in domestic capacity. Through several initiatives, Delta is expecting an increase of revenue including fare categories to be discussed on Monday. The latest 5 class structure is an additional to the basic economy which is aimed by travellers who were looking for an economical carrier service. Due to its expansion, Delta’s collaboration with Virgin Atlantic will yield significant revenue for the next following years.