Delta Air Lines Performance

Delta Reports Operating Performance for August 2018

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines (NYSE : DAL ) today reported operating performance for August 2018. The company carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of August.    

Monthly highlights include:

  • Opening a new 127,000-square-foot state-of-the-art engine repair shop, which will support the next-generation Rolls-Royce powerplants featured on Delta's Airbus A350 and the forthcoming A330-900neo through the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business 
  • Installing seat-back entertainment on its 600th aircraft, giving more customers than ever convenient access to free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio, and offering more aircraft with seat-back entertainment than any airline in the world
  • Announcing new Summer 2019 trans-Atlantic flying to include expanded service to Paris and Amsterdam from Los Angeles; expanded service to Paris and Tel Aviv from New York-JFK, and new service to Amsterdam from Tampa
  • Aligning the corporate customer program with joint venture partner Air France-KLM in an industry-first program to enhance benefits for the corporate travel experience, including better seats and priority boarding

Monthly Traffic Results

Year to Date Traffic Results

Aug 2018

Aug 2017

Change

Aug 2018

Aug 2017

Change

RPMs (000):

Domestic

13,680,026

12,961,712

5.5%

95,785,484

91,338,523

4.9%

International

8,722,000

8,656,170

0.8%

57,903,639

57,539,461

0.6%

Latin America

1,676,598

1,728,519

(3.0%)

14,396,742

14,833,257

(2.9%)

Atlantic

5,050,625

4,859,560

3.9%

29,724,294

28,689,555

3.6%

Pacific

1,994,777

2,068,091

(3.5%)

13,782,603

14,016,649

(1.7%)

Total System

22,402,026

21,617,882

3.6%

153,689,123

148,877,984

3.2%

ASMs (000):

Domestic

15,633,289

14,886,938

5.0%

111,741,103

106,327,365

5.1%

International

9,823,927

9,702,173

1.3%

67,198,902

67,014,845

0.3%

Latin America

1,908,501

1,938,668

(1.6%)

16,625,122

16,961,148

(2.0%)

Atlantic

5,674,874

5,491,818

3.3%

34,782,421

33,873,579

2.7%

Pacific

2,240,552

2,271,687

(1.4%)

15,791,359

16,180,118

(2.4%)

Total System

25,457,216

24,589,111

3.5%

178,940,005

173,342,210

3.2%

Load Factor:

Domestic

87.5%

87.1%

0.4 Pts

85.7%

85.9%

 (0.2) Pts

International

88.8%

89.2%

 (0.4) Pts

86.2%

85.9%

0.3 Pts

Latin America

87.8%

89.2%

 (1.4) Pts

86.6%

87.5%

 (0.9) Pts

Atlantic

89.0%

88.5%

0.5 Pts

85.5%

84.7%

0.8 Pts

Pacific

89.0%

91.0%

 (2.0) Pts

87.3%

86.6%

0.7 Pts

Total System

88.0%

87.9%

0.1 Pts

85.9%

85.9%

0.0 Pts

Mainline Completion Factor

99.84%

99.80%

0.04 Pts

Mainline On-time Performance

83.3%

87.4%

 (4.1) Pts

          (preliminary DOT A14)

Passengers Boarded

18,320,988

17,622,324

4.0%

129,936,169

126,290,340

2.9%

Cargo Ton Miles (000):

197,600

194,926

1.4%

1,463,265

1,418,966

3.1%

Note: Results are preliminary and include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements



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