Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) reported fiscal Q3 adjusted earnings Thursday of $2.03 per diluted share, up from $1.51 a year earlier.
Analysts polled by Capital IQ expected $1.95.
Revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30 was $15.49 billion compared with $13.98 billion a year earlier.
Analysts surveyed by Capital IQ estimated $15.13 billion.
For fiscal Q4, the company estimated $1.05 to $1.30 in EPS and 9% to 12% in revenue growth. Analysts polled by Capital IQ estimate adjusted EPS of $1.09 on revenue of $14.09 billion.
For the full year, Delta Air Lines said it expects $6.00 to $6.25 in EPS and up to 20% in revenue growth. That compared with a prior estimate for EPS of $6 to $7. Analysts surveyed by Capital IQ forecast $6.01 in adjusted EPS on revenue of $57.5 billion.