Delta Air Lines Inc., Atlanta, contributed $321 million to its Delta Retirement Plan, bringing its 2004 plan contribution total to $325 million, the company announced today. Delta does not expect to make further contributions to the plan this year but intends to contribute $115 million to its Delta Pilots Retirement Plan by October, the company said. The airline contributed $76 million to the Delta Retirement Plan in 2003.
Delta's defined benefit plans had combined assets of $7.23 billion, according to Pensions & Investments' annual survey. David Keathley, Delta spokesman, did not return a call seeking further information.