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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for May 2016

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ATLANTA, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for May 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 May declined 5.0% year over year due to persistent close-in domestic yield weakness and continued pressures from foreign exchange.

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

 

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 

May consolidated PRASM change year over year

(5.0)%

May mainline completion factor

99.9%

May on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

88.6%

 

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 337 destinations in 62 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, and Facebook.com/delta.

 




Monthly Traffic Results (a)


Year to Date Traffic Results (a)



































May 2016


May 2015


Change


May 2016


May 2015


Change

















RPMs (000):















Domestic

11,457,757


10,878,442


5.3%


51,861,283


49,295,504


5.2%




Delta Mainline

9,635,787


9,096,893


5.9%


43,511,130


40,945,982


6.3%




Regional

1,821,970


1,781,549


2.3%


8,350,153


8,349,522


0.0%



International

7,360,660


7,343,755


0.2%


32,011,659


32,029,359


(0.1%)




Latin America

1,595,517


1,548,046


3.1%


8,970,351


8,408,298


6.7%




Delta Mainline

1,552,860


1,517,139


2.4%


8,722,314


8,248,968


5.7%




  Regional

42,657


30,907


38.0%


248,038


159,330


55.7%




Atlantic

3,750,611


3,736,730


0.4%


13,745,874


13,948,863


(1.5%)




Pacific

2,014,531


2,058,979


(2.2%)


9,295,434


9,672,198


(3.9%)



Total System

18,818,416


18,222,197


3.3%


83,872,942


81,324,863


3.1%
































ASMs (000):















Domestic

13,205,675


12,514,992


5.5%


61,629,466


58,298,652


5.7%




Delta Mainline

10,982,663


10,359,183


6.0%


51,013,273


47,684,090


7.0%




Regional

2,223,012


2,155,809


3.1%


10,616,193


10,614,562


0.0%



International

8,861,338


8,810,407


0.6%


39,382,766


39,920,855


(1.3%)




Latin America

1,898,479


1,898,608


(0.0%)


10,830,876


10,349,415


4.7%




Delta Mainline

1,843,297


1,859,495


(0.9%)


10,514,813


10,137,568


3.7%




  Regional

55,182


39,113


41.1%


316,063


211,847


49.2%




Atlantic

4,649,777


4,523,251


2.8%


17,792,272


17,994,615


(1.1%)




Pacific

2,313,082


2,388,548


(3.2%)


10,759,618


11,576,825


(7.1%)



Total System

22,067,013


21,325,399


3.5%


101,012,232


98,219,507


2.8%
































Load Factor:















Domestic

86.8%


86.9%


(0.1)

pts

84.2%


84.6%


(0.4)

pts



Delta Mainline

87.7%


87.8%


(0.1)

pts

85.3%


85.9%


(0.6)

pts



Regional

82.0%


82.6%


(0.6)

pts

78.7%


78.7%


0.0

pts


International

83.1%


83.4%


(0.3)

pts

81.3%


80.2%


1.1

pts



Latin America

84.0%


81.5%


2.5

pts

82.8%


81.2%


1.6

pts



Delta Mainline

84.2%


81.6%


2.6

pts

83.0%


81.4%


1.6

pts



  Regional

77.3%


79.0%


(1.7)

pts

78.5%


75.2%


3.3

pts



Atlantic

80.7%


82.6%


(1.9)

pts

77.3%


77.5%


(0.2)

pts



Pacific

87.1%


86.2%


0.9

pts

86.4%


83.5%


2.9

pts


Total System

85.3%


85.4%


(0.1)

pts

83.0%


82.8%


0.2

pts
















Mainline Completion Factor

99.9%


99.8%


0.1

pts






















Passengers Boarded

16,338,853


15,555,603


5.0%


73,490,216


70,344,025


4.5%
































Cargo Ton Miles (000):

163,763


181,684


(9.9%)


798,219


907,522


(12.0%)

















aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements










 

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