Published on : Friday, October 11, 2019
Ed Bastian said that they are hiring pilots, cabin crews and ground staff. We’re hiring in all categories of the company. They are in the process of hiring 6,000 people this year and at least a like amount next year. The company’s third-quarter earnings, released before the markets opened, beat Wall Street estimates on strong demand from leisure and corporate travelers.
Delta Airlines doesn’t fly the Boeing 737 Max, which has been grounded since March after the second of two fatal crashes. As a result, it picked up passengers from other carriers hamstrung by the plane’s grounding. Bastian said he expects to hold onto market-share gains it made in the period.