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Add It Up - Hitting turbulence

Amount Congress gave Delta Air Lines immediately following 9/11.............................................. $528 million

Total amount Congress gave five airlines at the time........................................................$1.5 billion

Number of airlines, including Delta, to file for bankruptcy protections since 9/11................................. 4

Number of months between Delta's bankruptcy filing and new laws taking effect that make it harder for companies to cancel their debts.................................... 1

Amount Delta says it loses each time the price of jet fuel rises by 1 cent........................................ $25 million

Number of cents jet fuel has risen this year............... 53

Base salary of a Delta flight attendant............ $17,700

Salary, bonuses and other compensation of former Delta CEO Leo Mullin in 2002................. $12.2 million

Number of Delta employees to be laid off in a plan devised by Mullin in 2002....................................... 8,000

Amount of Mullin's pension after eight months on the job...................................................... $4.5 million

Number of Delta retirees waiting to see how the bankruptcy filing will impact their pensions..... 28,191

Number of Delta employees laid off since 2000..........................................................24,000

Sources: Air Transportation Association, Associated Press, Delta, New York Times, Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. House Committee on Education in the Workforce, www.paywatch.org, www.cabincrewjobs.com



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