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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for April 2017

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ATLANTA, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for April 2017.

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of April increased 1.0% year over year, despite approximately 2 points of negative impact from storms in Atlanta during the month.  

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









Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 









April consolidated PRASM change year over year

1.0%









April mainline completion factor

96.4%









April on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

76.9%

 

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2017, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the sixth time in seven years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented six consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 323 destinations in 59 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)



































Apr 2017


Apr 2016


Change


Apr 2017


Apr 2016


Change

















RPMs (000):















Domestic

10,765,436


10,741,855


0.2%


41,116,613


40,412,090


1.7%




Delta Mainline

9,087,155


8,992,272


1.1%


34,681,094


33,881,351


2.4%




Regional

1,678,281


1,749,583


(4.1%)


6,435,519


6,530,739


(1.5%)



International

6,845,131


6,595,734


3.8%


24,437,232


24,650,819


(0.9%)




Latin America

1,812,149


1,696,900


6.8%


7,752,710


7,384,234


5.0%




  Delta Mainline

1,774,947


1,649,724


7.6%


7,596,616


7,178,848


5.8%




  Regional

37,202


47,176


(21.1%)


156,094


205,386


(24.0%)




Atlantic

3,459,351


3,124,477


10.7%


10,250,917


9,986,848


2.6%




Pacific

1,573,630


1,774,357


(11.3%)


6,433,605


7,279,737


(11.6%)



Total System

17,610,567


17,337,589


1.6%


65,553,845


65,062,909


0.8%
































ASMs (000):















Domestic

12,569,951


12,588,494


(0.1%)


49,006,018


48,430,127


1.2%




Delta Mainline

10,489,578


10,427,267


0.6%


40,706,458


40,033,818


1.7%




Regional

2,080,373


2,161,227


(3.7%)


8,299,559


8,396,309


(1.2%)



International

8,069,023


8,216,915


(1.8%)


29,491,048


30,520,186


(3.4%)




Latin America

2,093,784


2,082,960


0.5%


9,039,164


8,942,165


1.1%




  Delta Mainline

2,045,866


2,022,104


1.2%


8,830,523


8,681,283


1.7%




  Regional

47,918


60,856


(21.3%)


208,642


260,882


(20.0%)




Atlantic

4,032,515


3,982,551


1.3%


12,854,658


13,132,523


(2.1%)




Pacific

1,942,724


2,151,404


(9.7%)


7,597,226


8,445,498


(10.0%)



Total System

20,638,974


20,805,409


(0.8%)


78,497,066


78,950,313


(0.6%)
































Load Factor:















Domestic

85.6%


85.3%


0.3

pts

83.9%


83.4%


0.5

pts



Delta Mainline

86.6%


86.2%


0.4

pts

85.2%


84.6%


0.6

pts



Regional

80.7%


81.0%


(0.3)

pts

77.5%


77.8%


(0.3)

pts


International

84.8%


80.3%


4.5

pts

82.9%


80.8%


2.1

pts



Latin America

86.5%


81.5%


5.0

pts

85.8%


82.6%


3.2

pts



  Delta Mainline

86.8%


81.6%


5.2

pts

86.0%


82.7%


3.3

pts



  Regional

77.6%


77.5%


0.1

pts

74.8%


78.7%


(3.9)

pts



Atlantic

85.8%


78.5%


7.3

pts

79.7%


76.0%


3.7

pts



Pacific

81.0%


82.5%


(1.5)

pts

84.7%


86.2%


(1.5)

pts


Total System

85.3%


83.3%


2.0

pts

83.5%


82.4%


1.1

pts
















Mainline Completion Factor

96.4%


99.9%


(3.5)

pts






















Passengers Boarded

15,084,612


15,243,551


(1.0%)


57,374,655


57,156,820


0.4%
































Cargo Ton Miles (000):

175,120


159,969


9.5%


645,196


636,925


1.3%

















a Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements





































 

 

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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