SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): October 23, 2017
DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers|
On October 23, 2017, the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) elected Ash Carter to Delta’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors appointed Secretary Carter to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Safety and Security Committee. Secretary Carter 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 Secretary Carter’s election to the Board of Directors is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release dated October 23, 2017 titled “Delta Board of Directors Names Ash Carter 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.
|DELTA AIR LINES, INC.|
|By: /s/ Peter W. Carter|
|Date: October 23, 2017||Peter W. Carter|
Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer