Delta Air Lines acquires 4.3% equity stake in Hanjin KAL

    Delta Air Lines acquired (20-Jun-2019) a 4.3% equity stake in Hanjin KAL, a Korean Air shareholder. Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian stated Delta’s partnership with Korean Air is “already one of our fastest-integrating and most successful partnerships”, adding the new investment is expected to “further strengthen our relationship as we continue to build on the value of the joint venture”. He noted the carrier has a “vision to deliver the world’s leading trans Pacific joint venture” with Korean Air, delivering the “strongest network, the best service and the finest experience connecting the US with Asia”.