Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for April 2016‏

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Delta Financial and Operating Performance

Delta Financial and Operating Performance

ATLANTA, May 8, 2016, York’s Largest Spanish Weekly Newspaper -Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for April 2016.

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of April declined 4.0% year over year consistent with recent trends of pressure from close-in domestic yields and foreign exchange.
The company’s financial and operating performance is detailed below.
Preliminary Financial and Operating Results
April consolidated PRASM change year over year
(4.0)%
April mainline completion factor
99.9%
April on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)
90.3%
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented five consecutive years. With an industry-leadingglobal network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 330 destinations in 61 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 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, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle 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, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blogtakingoff.delta.com.
Monthly Traffic Results (a)
Year to Date Traffic Results (a)
Apr 2016
Apr 2015
Change
Apr 2016
Apr 2015
Change
RPMs (000):
Domestic
10,741,868
10,375,148
3.5%
40,403,526
38,417,062
5.2%
Delta Mainline
8,992,285
8,628,410
4.2%
33,875,343
31,849,089
6.4%
Regional
1,749,583
1,746,738
0.2%
6,528,183
6,567,973
(0.6%)
International
6,595,735
6,506,655
1.4%
24,651,000
24,685,604
(0.1%)
Latin America
1,696,900
1,585,674
7.0%
7,374,834
6,860,252
7.5%
Delta Mainline
1,649,724
1,552,735
6.2%
7,169,454
6,731,829
6.5%
       Regional
47,176
32,939
43.2%
205,380
128,423
59.9%
Atlantic
3,124,477
3,109,806
0.5%
9,995,263
10,212,133
(2.1%)
Pacific
1,774,358
1,811,175
(2.0%)
7,280,903
7,613,219
(4.4%)
Total System
17,337,603
16,881,803
2.7%
65,054,526
63,102,666
3.1%
ASMs (000):
Domestic
12,588,495
12,071,413
4.3%
48,423,791
45,783,660
5.8%
Delta Mainline
10,427,267
9,908,572
5.2%
40,030,610
37,324,907
7.2%
Regional
2,161,227
2,162,841
(0.1%)
8,393,181
8,458,753
(0.8%)
International
8,216,914
8,225,587
(0.1%)
30,521,428
31,110,448
(1.9%)
Latin America
2,082,960
1,968,404
5.8%
8,932,397
8,450,807
5.7%
Delta Mainline
2,022,104
1,925,706
5.0%
8,671,517
8,278,073
4.8%
       Regional
60,855
42,698
42.5%
260,881
172,734
51.0%
Atlantic
3,982,551
3,988,121
(0.1%)
13,142,495
13,471,364
(2.4%)
Pacific
2,151,403
2,269,062
(5.2%)
8,446,536
9,188,277
(8.1%)
Total System
20,805,409
20,297,000
2.5%
78,945,219
76,894,108
2.7%
Load Factor:
Domestic
85.3%
85.9%
(0.6)
pts
83.4%
83.9%
(0.5)
pts
Delta Mainline
86.2%
87.1%
(0.9)
pts
84.6%
85.3%
(0.7)
pts
Regional
81.0%
80.8%
0.2
pts
77.8%
77.6%
0.2
pts
International
80.3%
79.1%
1.2
pts
80.8%
79.3%
1.5
pts
Latin America
81.5%
80.6%
0.9
pts
82.6%
81.2%
1.4
pts
Delta Mainline
81.6%
80.6%
1.0
pts
82.7%
81.3%
1.4
pts
       Regional
77.5%
77.1%
0.4
pts
78.7%
74.3%
4.4
pts
Atlantic
78.5%
78.0%
0.5
pts
76.1%
75.8%
0.3
pts
Pacific
82.5%
79.8%
2.7
pts
86.2%
82.9%
3.3
pts
Total System
83.3%
83.2%
0.1
pts
82.4%
82.1%
0.3
pts
Mainline Completion Factor
99.9%
99.8%
0.1
pts
Passengers Boarded
15,243,562
14,784,171
3.1%
57,151,363
54,788,422
4.3%
Cargo Ton Miles (000):
159,895
179,086
(10.7%)
634,456
725,839
(12.6%)
aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements
Financial and Operating Performance

Financial and Operating Performance

SOURCE Delta Air Lines
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