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Delta Air Lines passenger numbers up 4.1% in Feb-2012, PRASM up 13%

5-Mar-2012 11:38 AM

Delta Air Lines reports (02-Mar-2012) the following traffic highlights in Feb-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 11.4 million, +4.1% year-on-year;
    • Revenue passenger miles: +2.6%;
    • Passenger load factor: 76.9%, +3.2 ppts;
      • Domestic: 79.5%, +2.4 ppts;
      • International: 73%, +4.2 ppts;
      • Latin America: 75.2%, +2.3 ppts;
      • Europe: 67.4%, +6.3 ppts;
      • Asia Pacific: 79.9%, +1.7 ppts. [more – original PR]

Delta: “February's consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) increased 13% compared to the prior year period, driven by a strong increase in Atlantic load factor and Pacific yields,” Source: Company statement, 02-Mar-2012.