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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for October 2015

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ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for October 2015.

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 October declined 1.0% year over year including a 2 point headwind from foreign exchange.  October's result benefitted from Delta's winter capacity actions, including a 4% reduction in international capacity for the month.

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

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

October consolidated PRASM change year over year

(1.0%)

October mainline completion factor

100.0%

October on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

92.1%

Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. Delta was named to FORTUNE magazine's top 50 World's Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fourth time in five years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for four consecutive years, a first for any airline. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 316 destinations in 57 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 trans-Atlantic 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, New York-LaGuardia, 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)



































Oct 2015


Oct 2014


Change


Oct 2015


Oct 2014


Change

















RPMs (000):















Domestic

10,915,482


10,330,727


5.7%


106,017,360


101,206,513


4.8%




Delta Mainline

9,086,139


8,481,012


7.1%


88,565,658


83,205,466


6.4%




Regional

1,829,343


1,849,715


(1.1%)


17,451,702


18,001,047


(3.1%)



International

6,713,351


6,706,235


0.1%


71,659,686


70,727,390


1.3%




Latin America

1,293,340


1,280,420


1.0%


15,997,352


15,106,897


5.9%




Delta Mainline

1,256,477


1,252,630


0.3%


15,665,835


14,805,854


5.8%




       Regional

36,863


27,790


32.6%


331,517


301,043


10.1%




Atlantic

3,544,571


3,442,323


3.0%


35,223,694


34,870,960


1.0%




Pacific

1,875,440


1,983,492


(5.4%)


20,438,640


20,749,533


(1.5%)



Total System

17,628,833


17,036,962


3.5%


177,677,045


171,933,903


3.3%
































ASMs (000):















Domestic

12,424,154


12,143,251


2.3%


123,141,205


118,203,082


4.2%




Delta Mainline

10,226,619


9,818,416


4.2%


101,536,818


95,634,445


6.2%




Regional

2,197,534


2,324,835


(5.5%)


21,604,387


22,568,637


(4.3%)



International

7,866,783


8,186,590


(3.9%)


85,713,603


83,773,452


2.3%




Latin America

1,564,800


1,573,160


(0.5%)


19,307,688


18,083,021


6.8%




Delta Mainline

1,517,289


1,534,642


(1.1%)


18,885,433


17,683,247


6.8%




       Regional

47,512


38,518


23.3%


422,255


399,774


5.6%




Atlantic

4,116,595


4,130,023


(0.3%)


42,606,913


40,933,285


4.1%




Pacific

2,185,388


2,483,407


(12.0%)


23,799,001


24,757,146


(3.9%)



Total System

20,290,937


20,329,841


(0.2%)


208,854,808


201,976,534


3.4%
































Load Factor:















Domestic

87.9%


85.1%


2.8

pts

86.1%


85.6%


0.5

pts



Delta Mainline

88.8%


86.4%


2.4

pts

87.2%


87.0%


0.2

pts



Regional

83.2%


79.6%


3.6

pts

80.8%


79.8%


1.0

pts


International

85.3%


81.9%


3.4

pts

83.6%


84.4%


(0.8)

pts



Latin America

82.7%


81.4%


1.3

pts

82.9%


83.5%


(0.6)

pts



Delta Mainline

82.8%


81.6%


1.2

pts

83.0%


83.7%


(0.7)

pts



       Regional

77.6%


72.1%


5.5

pts

78.5%


75.3%


3.2

pts



Atlantic

86.1%


83.3%


2.8

pts

82.7%


85.2%


(2.5)

pts



Pacific

85.8%


79.9%


5.9

pts

85.9%


83.8%


2.1

pts


Total System

86.9%


83.8%


3.1

pts

85.1%


85.1%


0.0

pts
















Mainline Completion Factor

100.0%


99.9%


0.1

pts






















Passengers Boarded

15,615,946


14,853,007


5.1%


150,774,726


144,407,623


4.4%
































Cargo Ton Miles (000):

192,441


214,542


(10.3%)


1,847,463


1,973,670


(6.4%)

















a Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements





 

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