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Delta Reports Operating Performance for January 2018

Feb 02, 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported operating performance for January 2018. The company carried 13.3 million passengers across its broad global network in the month. 

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:

  • Ranking among Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies for the fifth consecutive year and No. 1 on the industry list for the seventh time in the past eight years.
  • Locating with partners Korean Air and Air France-KLM to operate out of Terminal 2 at Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN), a new, world-class terminal. Once fully approved, the Delta and Korean Air joint venture will provide access to a combined network of more than 290 destinations in the Americas and more than 80 in Asia.
  • Applauding the Trump administration for taking a significant step in restoring a level playing field in global aviation by announcing an important agreement with the state of Qatar that will change the way Qatar finances and operates state-owned Qatar Airways, including a commitment not to introduce any "fifth freedom" passenger flights to the United States.

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 313 destinations in 54 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, Google.com/+Delta, and Facebook.com/delta.

 




Monthly Traffic Results (a)


Year to Date Traffic Results (a)
































Jan 2018


Jan 2017


Change


Jan 2018


Jan 2017


Change















RPMs (000):














Domestic

9,708,466


9,587,406


1.3%


9,708,466


9,587,406


1.3%



Delta Mainline

8,322,988


8,053,019


3.4%


8,322,988


8,053,019


3.4%



Regional

1,385,478


1,534,387


(9.7%)


1,385,478


1,534,387


(9.7%)


International

5,934,109


6,053,099


(2.0%)


5,934,109


6,053,099


(2.0%)



Latin America

1,965,926


2,033,403


(3.3%)


1,965,926


2,033,403


(3.3%)



  Delta Mainline

1,955,448


1,988,351


(1.7%)


1,955,448


1,988,351


(1.7%)



  Regional

10,477


45,052


(76.7%)


10,477


45,052


(76.7%)



Atlantic

2,341,266


2,317,687


1.0%


2,341,266


2,317,687


1.0%



Pacific

1,626,917


1,702,009


(4.4%)


1,626,917


1,702,009


(4.4%)


Total System

15,642,575


15,640,505


0.0%


15,642,575


15,640,505


0.0%





























ASMs (000):














Domestic

12,284,248


11,869,974


3.5%


12,284,248


11,869,974


3.5%



Delta Mainline

10,353,021


9,776,560


5.9%


10,353,021


9,776,560


5.9%



Regional

1,931,227


2,093,414


(7.7%)


1,931,227


2,093,414


(7.7%)


International

7,336,979


7,397,246


(0.8%)


7,336,979


7,397,246


(0.8%)



Latin America

2,345,653


2,406,035


(2.5%)


2,345,653


2,406,035


(2.5%)



  Delta Mainline

2,331,874


2,346,021


(0.6%)


2,331,874


2,346,021


(0.6%)



  Regional

13,778


60,014


(77.0%)


13,778


60,014


(77.0%)



Atlantic

3,066,170


3,014,468


1.7%


3,066,170


3,014,468


1.7%



Pacific

1,925,157


1,976,743


(2.6%)


1,925,157


1,976,743


(2.6%)


Total System

19,621,227


19,267,220


1.8%


19,621,227


19,267,220


1.8%





























Load Factor:














Domestic

79.0%


80.8%


 (1.8) Pts


79.0%


80.8%


 (1.8) Pts



Delta Mainline

80.4%


82.4%


 (2.0) Pts


80.4%


82.4%


 (2.0) Pts



Regional

71.7%


73.3%


 (1.6) Pts


71.7%


73.3%


 (1.6) Pts


International

80.9%


81.8%


 (0.9) Pts


80.9%


81.8%


 (0.9) Pts



Latin America

83.8%


84.5%


 (0.7) Pts


83.8%


84.5%


 (0.7) Pts



  Delta Mainline

83.9%


84.8%


 (0.9) Pts


83.9%


84.8%


 (0.9) Pts



  Regional

76.0%


75.1%


0.9 Pts


76.0%


75.1%


0.9 Pts



Atlantic

76.4%


76.9%


 (0.5) Pts


76.4%


76.9%


 (0.5) Pts



Pacific

84.5%


86.1%


 (1.6) Pts


84.5%


86.1%


 (1.6) Pts


Total System

79.7%


81.2%


 (1.5) Pts


79.7%


81.2%


 (1.5) Pts





























Mainline Completion Factor

98.0%


99.0%


 (1.0) Pts





















Mainline On-time Performance

84.2%


80.7%


3.5 Pts







          (preliminary DOT A14)


























Passengers Boarded

13,304,380


13,424,799


(0.9%)


13,304,380


13,424,799


(0.9%)















Cargo Ton Miles (000):

154,739


149,690


3.4%


154,739


149,690


3.4%















aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements























 

 

 

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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