Delta Air Lines Downgraded to Junk at S&P on Travel Drop

(Bloomberg) — Delta Air Lines Inc. lost its coveted investment-grade status from one rater as S&P Global Ratings cut the company to junk.“The steep decline in airline bookings due to the coronavirus outbreak will sharply reduce Delta Air Lines Inc.’s revenue and cash flow,” S&P said in a statement Tuesday as it lowered the carrier two notches to BB, or two steps below investment grade. The carrier’s efforts to cut costs probably won’t be enough to offset the lost sales, S&P said.Airlines around the world are contending with what a trade group called the industry’s worst crisis ever, as the …read more

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