US futures are pointing to a lower start after yesterday's highs and ahead of the closely- watched minutes of the last Federal Reserve policy meeting are published.
Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) saw shares fly 1.9% higher at US$53.70 after hours. Before the bell on Wednesday, the group posted third quarter revenue and earnings that beat the 'Street's' expectations.
Earnings per share (EPS) for the three months was US$ $1.57 compared to the $1.53 a share, which had been expected.
Revenue at the second largest US carrier totalled US$11.06bn in the quarter against US$11.03bn expected.
It is expected before the bell to report quarterly earnings at US$0.50 a share on revenues of US$1.12bn billion before the opening bell.
Shares in the firm added 0.32% to US$467 after hours.