DELTA AIRLINES IS to form a new cargo organisation on 1 December, with the aim of generating at least an additional $90 million a year through cost reductions and revenue increases.

The Atlanta, Georgia-based airline made $565 million in cargo revenues in 1994.

The new organisation will consolidate marketing, sales and administration in a single unit, which has been tasked with improving Delta's cargo service, criticised over its Leadership 7.5 cost-reduction programme.

Source: Flight International