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Delta Reports Operating Performance for May 2018

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Delta Reports Operating Performance for May 2018

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ATLANTA, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported operating performance for May 2018. The company carried 16.8 million passengers across its broad global network, a record for the month of May. 

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

Monthly highlights include:

  • Launching new uniforms for 64,000 Delta employees worldwide, created by acclaimed designer Zac Posen and built with Lands' End quality.  The designs embrace innovative fit, form and function, and carry Delta into the future in style.
  • Announcing the return of nonstop flights between the U.S. and Mumbai, India, next year following agreements secured by the Trump administration with the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to address the issue of government subsidies provided to state-owned carriers in those nations.
  • Continuing Delta's global expansion with the launch of new services between New York-JFK and Ponta Delgada, Azores; Indianapolis and Paris-CDG; and Atlanta and Lisbon.
  • Gaining final approval from the Los Angeles World Airports Board of Airport Commissioners to begin constructing the Sky Way at LAX, Delta's $1.9 billion plan to modernize Terminals 2 and 3, and connect them to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

The company's operating performance is detailed in the table below.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 324 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, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, 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 and Facebook.com/delta.

 

 




Monthly Traffic Results


Year to Date Traffic Results
































May 2018


May 2017


Change


May 2018


May 2017


Change















RPMs (000):














Domestic

12,210,260


11,779,914


3.7%


55,202,322


52,905,690


4.3%


International

7,484,485


7,357,077


1.7%


32,030,230


31,791,891


0.7%



Latin America

1,632,467


1,722,370


(5.2%)


9,192,074


9,475,282


(3.0%)



Atlantic

4,141,489


3,927,490


5.4%


14,760,122


14,177,359


4.1%



Pacific

1,710,528


1,707,217


0.2%


8,078,033


8,139,250


(0.8%)


Total System

19,694,745


19,136,991


2.9%


87,232,552


84,697,581


3.0%





























ASMs (000):














Domestic

14,081,090


13,479,178


4.5%


65,594,829


62,498,034


5.0%


International

8,750,888


8,586,045


1.9%


38,144,766


38,074,388


0.2%



Latin America

1,891,856


1,966,497


(3.8%)


10,739,432


11,005,272


(2.4%)



Atlantic

4,877,683


4,612,154


5.8%


18,003,679


17,465,505


3.1%



Pacific

1,981,349


2,007,394


(1.3%)


9,401,655


9,603,611


(2.1%)


Total System

22,831,978


22,065,223


3.5%


103,739,595


100,572,422


3.1%





























Load Factor:














Domestic

86.7%


87.4%


 (0.7) Pts


84.2%


84.7%


 (0.5) Pts


International

85.5%


85.7%


 (0.2) Pts


84.0%


83.5%


0.5 Pts



Latin America

86.3%


87.6%


 (1.3) Pts


85.6%


86.1%


 (0.5) Pts



Atlantic

84.9%


85.2%


 (0.3) Pts


82.0%


81.2%


0.8 Pts



Pacific

86.3%


85.0%


1.3 Pts


85.9%


84.8%


1.1 Pts


Total System

86.3%


86.7%


 (0.4) Pts


84.1%


84.2%


 (0.1) Pts















Mainline Completion Factor

99.97%


99.94%


0.03 Pts





















Mainline On-time Performance

85.0%


82.8%


2.2 Pts







          (preliminary DOT A14)


























Passengers Boarded

16,839,219


16,490,493


2.1%


75,631,680


73,870,573


2.4%















Cargo Ton Miles (000):

188,172


184,021


2.3%


874,500


829,929


5.4%















Note: Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements





 

 

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