Better Buy: Southwest Airlines vs. Delta Air Lines

Lou Whiteman, The Motley Fool
Better Buy: Southwest Airlines vs. Delta Air Lines

The airline business has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused travel demand to fall to near zero in March and April and has forced airlines to lever up to avoid bankruptcies. Delta is currently burning through about $30 million in cash per day, but that's down from $100 million at the height of the crisis.