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Delta Reports Losses of Nearly $2 Billion

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Delta Reports Losses of Nearly $2 Billion

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Delta Reports Losses of Nearly $2 Billion

Delta Reports Losses of Nearly $2 Billion

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Delta Air Lines posts a quarterly loss of nearly $2 billion. The nation's third-largest airline attributes part of the loss to a write-off related to deferred income taxes and its pilot pension plan. But its real net loss of $312 million is a deficit Delta executives say the air carrier can't continue to withstand. NPR's Kathy Lohr reports.

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