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. 

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, LondonHeathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, and TokyoNarita. 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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