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Delta Reports Operating Performance for October 2017

Delta Reports Operating Performance for October 2017

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:  DAL) today reported operating performance for October 2017. The company carried 16.2 million passengers across its global network in the month.  

Monthly highlights include:

  • Launching service of the flagship Airbus A350-900 between Detroit and Tokyo-Narita, featuring the award-winning Delta One Suite, the new Delta Premium Select cabin, and an enhanced Main Cabin experience; 
  • Introducing automatic check-in functionality for Fly Delta app users to streamline the check-in experience for customers; and 
  • Completing the 13th annual Breast Cancer One employee survivor flight to raise funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Since 2005, Delta has raised over $13 million for breast cancer research. 

Monthly Traffic Results (a)

Year to Date Traffic Results (a)

Oct 2017

Oct 2016

Change

Oct 2017

Oct 2016

Change

RPMs (000):

Domestic

11,612,115

11,072,330

4.9%

113,474,953

109,680,482

3.5%

Delta Mainline

9,864,262

9,274,529

6.4%

96,284,193

92,310,024

4.3%

Regional

1,747,853

1,797,801

(2.8%)

17,190,760

17,370,458

(1.0%)

International

6,685,452

6,500,885

2.8%

71,355,372

71,005,326

0.5%

Latin America

1,334,377

1,292,823

3.2%

17,378,835

16,639,845

4.4%

  Delta Mainline

1,309,555

1,253,136

4.5%

17,047,572

16,173,029

5.4%

  Regional

24,822

39,687

(37.5%)

331,262

466,816

(29.0%)

Atlantic

3,642,611

3,389,752

7.5%

36,478,992

34,748,166

5.0%

Pacific

1,708,465

1,818,310

(6.0%)

17,497,545

19,617,315

(10.8%)

Total System

18,297,567

17,573,215

4.1%

184,830,324

180,685,808

2.3%

ASMs (000):

Domestic

13,331,610

12,738,344

4.7%

132,245,299

128,922,831

2.6%

Delta Mainline

11,216,750

10,549,528

6.3%

110,863,303

107,228,531

3.4%

Regional

2,114,860

2,188,816

(3.4%)

21,381,996

21,694,300

(1.4%)

International

7,955,956

7,909,820

0.6%

83,305,735

84,877,821

(1.9%)

Latin America

1,583,536

1,506,191

5.1%

19,972,926

19,608,648

1.9%

  Delta Mainline

1,553,103

1,453,677

6.8%

19,550,194

19,024,392

2.8%

  Regional

30,433

52,514

(42.0%)

422,732

584,256

(27.6%)

Atlantic

4,382,768

4,285,809

2.3%

43,089,184

42,991,833

0.2%

Pacific

1,989,652

2,117,820

(6.1%)

20,243,626

22,277,340

(9.1%)

Total System

21,287,566

20,648,164

3.1%

215,551,034

213,800,652

0.8%

Load Factor:

Domestic

87.1%

86.9%

0.2 Pts

85.8%

85.1%

0.7 Pts

Delta Mainline

87.9%

87.9%

0.0 Pts

86.8%

86.1%

0.7 Pts

Regional

82.6%

82.1%

0.5 Pts

80.4%

80.1%

0.3 Pts

International

84.0%

82.2%

1.8 Pts

85.7%

83.7%

2.0 Pts

Latin America

84.3%

85.8%

 (1.5) Pts

87.0%

84.9%

2.1 Pts

  Delta Mainline

84.3%

86.2%

 (1.9) Pts

87.2%

85.0%

2.2 Pts

  Regional

81.6%

75.6%

6.0 Pts

78.4%

79.9%

 (1.5) Pts

Atlantic

83.1%

79.1%

4.0 Pts

84.7%

80.8%

3.9 Pts

Pacific

85.9%

85.9%

0.0 Pts

86.4%

88.1%

 (1.7) Pts

Total System

86.0%

85.1%

0.9 Pts

85.7%

84.5%

1.2 Pts

Mainline Completion Factor

100.0%

99.4%

0.6 Pts

Mainline On-time Performance

89.4%

92.2%

 (2.8) Pts

          (preliminary DOT A14)

Passengers Boarded

16,183,647

15,706,275

3.0%

157,129,691

154,423,030

1.8%

Cargo Ton Miles (000):

196,680

181,286

8.5%

1,806,080

1,654,549

9.2%

a Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements

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