BRIEF-Delta cites 'very solid' revenue environment

Wed May 7, 2014 8:49am EDT

May 7 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc : * Company President Edward Bastian tells Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference monitored via webcast that unit revenues for May and June look to be up in 6 percent to 7 percent

range * Delta says topline growth could reach 10 percent in second quarter * Carrier it is closing revenue gap against peers in New York market but still has

some distance to go, particularly with United Continental * Delta says it is optimistic it will be profitable this year in New York market * Delta says Seattle strategy positions it to boost direct flights to Asia, will have 10 international destinations out of Seattle by this summer