Delta Air Lines Performance

Delta Reports Operating Performance for October 2018

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported operating performance for October 2018. The company carried 16.5 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of October.    

Monthly highlights include:

  • Celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Delta-Northwest merger, providing Delta with the scope and scale to create a durable business capable of investing in its people, products, and service
  • Taking the first U.S. delivery of the efficient A220-100, the latest investment in Delta's fleet modernization program with inaugural flights on top domestic business routes set to begin in January
  • Announcing new international routes including Boston-Edinburgh and Boston-Lisbon to begin in Summer 2019 and proposed Minneapolis/St. Paul-Shanghai service to begin in 2020 pending governmental approvals
  • Inducting the first engine into the new state-of-the-art engine repair shop, where maintenance will be performed on the most sophisticated and advanced engines

Monthly Traffic Results

Year to Date Traffic Results

Oct 2018

Oct 2017

Change

Oct 2018

Oct 2017

Change

RPMs (000):

Domestic

11,988,215

11,610,864

3.2%

118,874,016

113,476,086

4.8%

International

6,793,738

6,686,032

1.6%

71,906,737

71,353,393

0.8%

Latin America

1,309,239

1,334,609

(1.9%)

16,938,450

17,380,452

(2.5%)

Atlantic

3,848,929

3,642,975

5.7%

37,853,937

36,476,974

3.8%

Pacific

1,635,570

1,708,448

(4.3%)

17,114,350

17,495,967

(2.2%)

Total System

18,781,953

18,296,896

2.7%

190,780,753

184,829,479

3.2%

ASMs (000):

Domestic

13,950,090

13,329,798

4.7%

139,094,518

132,248,737

5.2%

International

8,015,425

7,954,956

0.8%

83,711,840

83,301,423

0.5%

Latin America

1,589,517

1,583,360

0.4%

19,721,447

19,973,270

(1.3%)

Atlantic

4,471,014

4,381,852

2.0%

44,200,292

43,085,367

2.6%

Pacific

1,954,893

1,989,744

(1.8%)

19,790,101

20,242,786

(2.2%)

Total System

21,965,515

21,284,754

3.2%

222,806,358

215,550,160

3.4%

Load Factor:

Domestic

85.9%

87.1%

 (1.2) Pts

85.5%

85.8%

 (0.3) Pts

International

84.8%

84.0%

0.8 Pts

85.9%

85.7%

0.2 Pts

Latin America

82.4%

84.3%

 (1.9) Pts

85.9%

87.0%

 (1.1) Pts

Atlantic

86.1%

83.1%

3.0 Pts

85.6%

84.7%

0.9 Pts

Pacific

83.7%

85.9%

 (2.2) Pts

86.5%

86.4%

0.1 Pts

Total System

85.5%

86.0%

 (0.5) Pts

85.6%

85.7%

 (0.1) Pts

Mainline Completion Factor

99.92%

99.97%

 (0.05) Pts

Mainline On-time Performance

90.0%

89.4%

0.6 Pts

          (preliminary DOT A14)

Passengers Boarded

16,547,515

16,180,826

2.3%

161,730,638

157,123,260

2.9%

Cargo Ton Miles (000):

191,225

196,917

(2.9%)

1,841,895

1,803,253

2.1%



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