Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 20, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware 001-05424 58-0218548

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


P.O. Box 20706, Atlanta, Georgia 30320-6001

(Address of principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 715-2600


Registrant’s Web site address: www.delta.com


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers


On April 20, 2018, the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) elected Michael P. Huerta to Delta’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors appointed Mr. Huerta to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Safety & Security Committee. Mr. Huerta will be compensated for his service as a director on the same basis as other non-employee directors of Delta.


A copy of Delta’s press release announcing Mr. Huerta’s election to the Board of Directors is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits.


  Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated April 20, 2018 titled “Delta Board of Directors Names Michael Huerta as Newest Member”













Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.








  By:  /s/ Peter W. Carter                         
Date:  April 20, 2018 Peter W. Carter
Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

















Exhibit Number Description
Exhibit 99.1

Press Release dated April 20, 2018 titled “Delta Board of Directors Names Michael Huerta as Newest Member”