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): September 28, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware 001-05424 58-0218548  

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



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 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.


Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) today invited banking institutions to a meeting to be held on Monday, October 1, 2012 regarding Delta’s new proposed senior secured credit facilities. The credit facilities are part of Delta’s plan to refinance its existing Pacific Routes Senior Secured Credit Facilities and Pacific Routes Senior Secured Notes,which is expected to comprise the following:


·$1,700 million First Lien Senior Secured Credit Facilities (the “Facilities”), including:
o$450 million Revolving Credit Facility (5.0 year maturity), which will be unfunded at close
o$1,000 million Term Loan B-1 (6.0 year maturity)
o$250 million Term Loan B-2 (3.5 year maturity)
·$250 million other debt financing


The Facilities and other debt financing will be secured on a senior basis by security interests granted on certain route system assets of the borrower substantially similar to those of the existing indebtedness being refinanced by the Facilities and other debt financing.


In accordance with general instruction B.2 of Form 8−K, the information in this report (including the exhibits) that is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8−K shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act, as amended, or otherwise subject to liabilities of that section, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth in such filing. This report will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.









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.









  By: /s/ Paul A. Jacobson
Date:  September 28, 2012 Paul A. Jacobson
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer