Delta announces June quarter 2022 profit

posted on 13th July 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Delta announces June quarter 2022 profit

Delta Air Lines on Wednesday reported financial results for the June quarter 2022 and provided its outlook for the September quarter 2022.

Highlights of the June quarter 2022 results, including both GAAP and adjusted metrics, can be found below.

“I would like to thank our entire team for their outstanding work during a challenging operating environment for the industry as we work to restore our best-in-class reliability,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian.

“Their performance coupled with strong demand drove nearly $2 billion of free cash flow as well as profitability in the first half of the year, and we are accruing profit sharing, marking a great milestone for our people.

“For the September quarter, we expect an adjusted operating margin of 11 to 13 percent, supporting our outlook for meaningful full year profitability.”

JUNE QUARTER 2022 GAAP FINANCIAL RESULTS
• Operating revenue of $13.8 billion
• Operating income of $1.5 billion with operating margin of 11%
• Earnings per share of $1.15
• Operating cash flow of $2.5 billion
• Total debt and finance lease obligations of $24.8 billion

JUNE QUARTER 2022 ADJUSTED FINANCIAL RESULTS
• Operating revenue of $12.3 billion, 99% recovered versus June quarter 2019 on 82% capacity restoration
• Operating income of $1.4 billion with operating margin of 11.7%, the first quarter of double-digit margin since 2019
• Earnings per share of $1.44
• Free cash flow of $1.6 billion after investing $864 million into the business
• Payments on debt and finance lease obligations of $1.0 billion
• $13.6 billion in liquidity* andadjusted net debt of $19.6 billion
*Includes cash and cash equivalents, short-term investments and undrawn revolving credit facilities.