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):
December 3, 2012
DELTA AIR LINES, INC.
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
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended
to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction
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Item 5.02 Departure
of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
On December 3,
2012, the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) elected William H. Easter III to Delta’s Board
of Directors. The Board of Directors appointed Mr. Easter to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Corporate Governance
Committee. Mr. Easter will be compensated for his service as a director on the same basis as other non-employee directors
of Delta. Compensation for Delta’s non-employee directors is described in Delta’s Proxy Statement for its 2012
annual meeting of stockholders as filed with the SEC on April 27, 2012.
A copy of Delta’s
press release announcing Mr. Easter’s election to the Board of Directors is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial
Statements and Exhibits.
||Press Release dated December 3, 2012 titled “Delta Board of Directors Names William H. Easter III 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/ Richard B. Hirst|
|Date: December 3, 2012
||Richard B. Hirst|
Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary
| Exhibit 99.1
||Press Release dated December 3, 2012, titled “Delta Board of Directors Names William H. Easter III as Newest Member”|