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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for September 2016

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ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for September 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 September declined 3.0% year over year, as close-in domestic yield pressures moderated slightly with the implementation of lower Fall capacity levels.  Delta continued to face a supply-demand imbalance in the Transatlantic and headwinds from prior year Yen hedge gains in the month.

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

 

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 

September consolidated PRASM change year over year

(3.0)%

September mainline completion factor

99.9%

September on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

90.2%

 

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 319 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 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)



































Sep 2016


Sep 2015


Change


Sep 2016


Sep 2015


Change

















RPMs (000):















Domestic

10,492,828


10,033,433


4.6%


98,598,338


95,099,589


3.7%




Delta Mainline

8,803,704


8,383,784


5.0%


83,031,624


79,476,392


4.5%




Regional

1,689,124


1,649,649


2.4%


15,566,714


15,623,197


(0.4%)



International

7,104,670


7,321,704


(3.0%)


64,504,930


64,952,154


(0.7%)




Latin America

1,198,483


1,197,187


0.1%


15,336,733


14,718,884


4.2%




Delta Mainline

1,160,942


1,161,536


(0.1%)


14,909,836


14,424,198


3.4%




       Regional

37,542


35,651


5.3%


426,897


294,686


44.9%




Atlantic

3,894,697


4,045,049


(3.7%)


31,367,616


31,668,434


(0.9%)




Pacific

2,011,489


2,079,468


(3.3%)


17,800,581


18,564,836


(4.1%)



Total System

17,597,497


17,355,137


1.4%


163,103,268


160,051,743


1.9%
































ASMs (000):















Domestic

12,314,567


11,825,266


4.1%


116,173,659


110,719,609


4.9%




Delta Mainline

10,208,853


9,757,357


4.6%


96,672,823


91,311,749


5.9%




Regional

2,105,714


2,067,909


1.8%


19,500,837


19,407,860


0.5%



International

8,481,874


8,602,314


(1.4%)


76,968,107


77,845,663


(1.1%)




Latin America

1,412,476


1,473,714


(4.2%)


18,092,570


17,758,956


1.9%




Delta Mainline

1,362,778


1,428,291


(4.6%)


17,560,897


17,384,212


1.0%




       Regional

49,699


45,423


9.4%


531,673


374,744


41.9%




Atlantic

4,773,640


4,679,481


2.0%


38,714,343


38,472,994


0.6%




Pacific

2,295,758


2,449,119


(6.3%)


20,161,194


21,613,713


(6.7%)



Total System

20,796,441


20,427,580


1.8%


193,141,767


188,565,272


2.4%
































Load Factor:















Domestic

85.2%


84.8%


0.4

pts

84.9%


85.9%


(1.0)

pts



Delta Mainline

86.2%


85.9%


0.3

pts

85.9%


87.0%


(1.1)

pts



Regional

80.2%


79.8%


0.4

pts

79.8%


80.5%


(0.7)

pts


International

83.8%


85.1%


(1.3)

pts

83.8%


83.4%


0.4

pts



Latin America

84.8%


81.2%


3.6

pts

84.8%


82.9%


1.9

pts



Delta Mainline

85.2%


81.3%


3.9

pts

84.9%


83.0%


1.9

pts



       Regional

75.5%


78.5%


(3.0)

pts

80.3%


78.6%


1.7

pts



Atlantic

81.6%


86.4%


(4.8)

pts

81.0%


82.3%


(1.3)

pts



Pacific

87.6%


84.9%


2.7

pts

88.3%


85.9%


2.4

pts


Total System

84.6%


85.0%


(0.4)

pts

84.4%


84.9%


(0.5)

pts
















Mainline Completion Factor

99.9%


100.0%


(0.1)

pts






















Passengers Boarded

14,991,797


14,547,837


3.1%


138,704,972


135,159,161


2.6%
































Cargo Ton Miles (000):

171,034


184,732


(7.4%)


1,474,098


1,657,257


(11.1%)

















aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements






















 

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