Delta Reports Operating Performance for December 2017

Delta Reports Operating Performance for December 2017

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SOURCE Delta Air Lines

ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported operating performance for December 2017. The company carried 14.4 million passengers across its broad global network in the month. 

Delta Air Lines and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to nearly 370 destinations on six continents. For more information visit news.delta.com. (PRNewsFoto/Delta Air Lines)

Monthly highlights include:

  • Ordering 100 state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020 and a long-term commitment with Pratt & Whitney for Delta TechOps to be a major maintenance, repair and overhaul provider for the PW1100G and PW1500G engines, powering Delta's A321neo and C Series aircraft;
  • Being named the transportation industry leader and one of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a ranking of social and corporate responsibility;
  • Ranking as the top airline and No. 17 on the list of 50 large companies on Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2018; and
  • Retiring from scheduled service the Boeing 747-400 fleet, among the most iconic and recognizable aircraft, and the final retirement by a U.S. air carrier.

The company's operating performance is detailed in the table below.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2017, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the sixth time in seven 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 314 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, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, 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, and Facebook.com/delta.

 




Monthly Traffic Results (a)


Year to Date Traffic Results (a)
































Dec 2017


Dec 2016


Change


Dec 2017


Dec 2016


Change















RPMs (000):














Domestic

10,633,635


10,636,873


(0.0%)


134,921,847


130,788,448


3.2%



Delta Mainline

8,986,334


8,870,856


1.3%


114,448,592


109,951,588


4.1%



Regional

1,647,301


1,766,017


(6.7%)


20,473,255


20,836,860


(1.7%)


International

6,094,189


6,163,170


(1.1%)


82,790,546


82,308,707


0.6%



Latin America

1,713,087


1,838,657


(6.8%)


20,407,827


19,789,825


3.1%



  Delta Mainline

1,694,662


1,796,942


(5.7%)


20,040,661


19,243,525


4.1%



  Regional

18,425


41,715


(55.8%)


367,166


546,300


(32.8%)



Atlantic

2,706,569


2,655,653


1.9%


41,641,403


39,738,261


4.8%



Pacific

1,674,532


1,668,860


0.3%


20,741,317


22,780,621


(9.0%)


Total System

16,727,824


16,800,043


(0.4%)


217,712,393


213,097,155


2.2%





























ASMs (000):














Domestic

12,650,910


12,385,749


2.1%


157,415,614


153,349,383


2.7%



Delta Mainline

10,588,815


10,235,779


3.4%


131,964,074


127,439,343


3.6%



Regional

2,062,095


2,149,970


(4.1%)


25,451,540


25,910,040


(1.8%)


International

7,217,153


7,312,211


(1.3%)


96,909,500


98,518,013


(1.6%)



Latin America

2,028,230


2,183,735


(7.1%)


23,535,460


23,308,279


1.0%



  Delta Mainline

2,005,209


2,129,334


(5.8%)


23,068,443


22,619,070


2.0%



  Regional

23,020


54,401


(57.7%)


467,017


689,209


(32.2%)



Atlantic

3,269,977


3,201,704


2.1%


49,398,455


49,239,642


0.3%



Pacific

1,918,947


1,926,772


(0.4%)


23,975,585


25,970,092


(7.7%)


Total System

19,868,064


19,697,960


0.9%


254,325,114


251,867,396


1.0%





























Load Factor:














Domestic

84.1%


85.9%


 (1.8) Pts


85.7%


85.3%


0.4 Pts



Delta Mainline

84.9%


86.7%


 (1.8) Pts


86.7%


86.3%


0.4 Pts



Regional

79.9%


82.1%


 (2.2) Pts


80.4%


80.4%


0.0 Pts


International

84.4%


84.3%


0.1 Pts


85.4%


83.5%


1.9 Pts



Latin America

84.5%


84.2%


0.3 Pts


86.7%


84.9%


1.8 Pts



  Delta Mainline

84.5%


84.4%


0.1 Pts


86.9%


85.1%


1.8 Pts



  Regional

80.0%


76.7%


3.3 Pts


78.6%


79.3%


 (0.7) Pts



Atlantic

82.8%


82.9%


 (0.1) Pts


84.3%


80.7%


3.6 Pts



Pacific

87.3%


86.6%


0.7 Pts


86.5%


87.7%


 (1.2) Pts


Total System

84.2%


85.3%


 (1.1) Pts


85.6%


84.6%


1.0 Pts





























Mainline Completion Factor

97.3%


99.8%


 (2.5) Pts





















Mainline On-time Performance

83.5%


81.4%


2.1 Pts







          (preliminary DOT A14)


























Passengers Boarded

14,373,041


14,662,236


(2.0%)


186,389,862


183,749,650


1.4%















Cargo Ton Miles (000):

174,782


165,079


5.9%


2,150,842


1,979,629


8.6%















aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements







 

 

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