Delta Air Lines Performance

Delta Air Lines Reports Operating Performance for December 2018

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported operating performance for December 2018. The company carried a record 15.3 million customers in the month of December and an annual record 192 million passengers across its broad global network in 2018.    

Monthly highlights include:

  • Reaching 1 million new Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Members for the second year a row and expanding new SkyMiles Members by a record number in one year
  • Winning the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award for the fourth consecutive year, based entirely on input provided by employees
  • Achieving a JUST Capital top 100 ranking for the second consecutive year for top marks in performance on employee culture, customers, product, communities and more
  • Announcing a new international route between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Mexico City pending government approval, the third newly announced international route from Minneapolis-St. Paul in 2018, and announcing new nonstop service from Boston for fall 2019 to include additional top business destinations of Washington, D.C., Chicago, Newark, N.J., and Cleveland

Monthly Traffic Results

Year to Date Traffic Results

Dec 2018

Dec 2017

Change

Dec 2018

Dec 2017

Change

RPMs (000):

Domestic

11,374,061

10,633,635

7.0%

141,551,321

134,923,500

4.9%

International

6,251,142

6,094,189

2.6%

83,689,261

82,788,882

1.1%

Latin America

1,775,576

1,713,087

3.6%

20,057,698

20,409,722

(1.7%)

Atlantic

2,801,143

2,706,570

3.5%

43,269,787

41,639,454

3.9%

Pacific

1,674,423

1,674,532

(0.0%)

20,361,776

20,739,706

(1.8%)

Total System

17,625,203

16,727,824

5.4%

225,240,582

217,712,382

3.5%

ASMs (000):

Domestic

13,501,971

12,650,910

6.7%

165,590,219

157,420,248

5.2%

International

7,437,410

7,217,154

3.1%

97,775,209

96,905,202

0.9%

Latin America

2,096,734

2,028,230

3.4%

23,410,200

23,535,805

(0.5%)

Atlantic

3,389,414

3,269,977

3.7%

50,739,034

49,394,639

2.7%

Pacific

1,951,261

1,918,947

1.7%

23,625,976

23,974,758

(1.5%)

Total System

20,939,381

19,868,064

5.4%

263,365,428

254,325,450

3.6%

Load Factor:

Domestic

84.2%

84.1%

0.1 Pts

85.5%

85.7%

 (0.2) Pts

International

84.0%

84.4%

 (0.4) Pts

85.6%

85.4%

0.2 Pts

Latin America

84.7%

84.5%

0.2 Pts

85.7%

86.7%

 (1.0) Pts

Atlantic

82.6%

82.8%

 (0.2) Pts

85.3%

84.3%

1.0 Pts

Pacific

85.8%

87.3%

 (1.5) Pts

86.2%

86.5%

 (0.3) Pts

Total System

84.2%

84.2%

0.0 Pts

85.5%

85.6%

 (0.1) Pts

Mainline Completion Factor

99.94

97.35

2.59 Pts

Mainline On-time Performance

89.1

83.5

5.7 Pts

          (preliminary DOT A14)

Passengers Boarded

15,262,876

14,373,041

6.2%

192,465,271

186,382,771

3.3%

Cargo Ton Miles (000):

161,336

174,922

(7.8%)

2,168,543

2,148,278

0.9%



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