Delta Air soars on strong December traffic
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Delta Air Lines inc. shares soared as much as 4% Friday after the airline reported solid gains in its December traffic. For the month, the airline reported consolidated passenger unit revenue jumped 10% from December 2012. Delta also said it completed 99.6% of its December flights with an on-time arrival rate of 79.5%. Delta shares were last up 3.8% at .75 to lead gainers Friday in the S&P 500 . The stock is up 128% from where it was trading a year ago.
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