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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for April 2016

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ATLANTA, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for April 2016.

Delta Air Lines and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 370 destinations on six continents. For more information visit news.delta.com.

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of April declined 4.0% year over year consistent with recent trends of pressure from close-in domestic yields and foreign exchange.

The company's financial and operating performance is detailed below.    

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 

April consolidated PRASM change year over year

(4.0)%

April mainline completion factor

99.9%

April on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

90.3%

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented five consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 330 destinations in 61 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta's blog takingoff.delta.com.

 









Monthly Traffic Results (a)



Year to Date Traffic Results (a)





































































Apr 2016



Apr 2015



Change



Apr 2016



Apr 2015



Change

































RPMs (000):





























Domestic

10,741,868



10,375,148



3.5%



40,403,526



38,417,062



5.2%







Delta Mainline

8,992,285



8,628,410



4.2%



33,875,343



31,849,089



6.4%







Regional

1,749,583



1,746,738



0.2%



6,528,183



6,567,973



(0.6%)





International

6,595,735



6,506,655



1.4%



24,651,000



24,685,604



(0.1%)







Latin America

1,696,900



1,585,674



7.0%



7,374,834



6,860,252



7.5%







Delta Mainline

1,649,724



1,552,735



6.2%



7,169,454



6,731,829



6.5%







       Regional

47,176



32,939



43.2%



205,380



128,423



59.9%







Atlantic

3,124,477



3,109,806



0.5%



9,995,263



10,212,133



(2.1%)







Pacific

1,774,358



1,811,175



(2.0%)



7,280,903



7,613,219



(4.4%)





Total System

17,337,603



16,881,803



2.7%



65,054,526



63,102,666



3.1%































































ASMs (000):





























Domestic

12,588,495



12,071,413



4.3%



48,423,791



45,783,660



5.8%







Delta Mainline

10,427,267



9,908,572



5.2%



40,030,610



37,324,907



7.2%







Regional

2,161,227



2,162,841



(0.1%)



8,393,181



8,458,753



(0.8%)





International

8,216,914



8,225,587



(0.1%)



30,521,428



31,110,448



(1.9%)







Latin America

2,082,960



1,968,404



5.8%



8,932,397



8,450,807



5.7%







Delta Mainline

2,022,104



1,925,706



5.0%



8,671,517



8,278,073



4.8%







       Regional

60,855



42,698



42.5%



260,881



172,734



51.0%







Atlantic

3,982,551



3,988,121



(0.1%)



13,142,495



13,471,364



(2.4%)







Pacific

2,151,403



2,269,062



(5.2%)



8,446,536



9,188,277



(8.1%)





Total System

20,805,409



20,297,000



2.5%



78,945,219



76,894,108



2.7%































































Load Factor:





























Domestic

85.3%



85.9%



(0.6)

pts

83.4%



83.9%



(0.5)

pts





Delta Mainline

86.2%



87.1%



(0.9)

pts

84.6%



85.3%



(0.7)

pts





Regional

81.0%



80.8%



0.2

pts

77.8%



77.6%



0.2

pts



International

80.3%



79.1%



1.2

pts

80.8%



79.3%



1.5

pts





Latin America

81.5%



80.6%



0.9

pts

82.6%



81.2%



1.4

pts





Delta Mainline

81.6%



80.6%



1.0

pts

82.7%



81.3%



1.4

pts





       Regional

77.5%



77.1%



0.4

pts

78.7%



74.3%



4.4

pts





Atlantic

78.5%



78.0%



0.5

pts

76.1%



75.8%



0.3

pts





Pacific

82.5%



79.8%



2.7

pts

86.2%



82.9%



3.3

pts



Total System

83.3%



83.2%



0.1

pts

82.4%



82.1%



0.3

pts































Mainline Completion Factor

99.9%



99.8%



0.1

pts











































Passengers Boarded

15,243,562



14,784,171



3.1%



57,151,363



54,788,422



4.3%































































Cargo Ton Miles (000):

159,895



179,086



(10.7%)



634,456



725,839



(12.6%)

































aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements

 

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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