Delta profit slides to $7 million

Flights, refinery operations hindered by hurricane

Posted: January 23, 2013 at 2:57 a.m.

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, travelers on Delta Airlines waits for flights, in Detroit. Delta said Superstorm Sandy hurt fourth-quarter profits by $100 million in 2012. That, plus special charges, left Delta Air Lines Inc. with a profit of just $7 million. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Sandy and special charges.

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