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Delta Air Lines pax numbers up 1% in May-2013, PRASM up 1%

5-Jun-2013 12:09 PM

Delta Air Lines reports (04-Jun-2013) the following traffic highlights for May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 14.3 million, +0.6% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: +1.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.8%, +0.7 ppt;
    • Domestic: 84.5%, -0.9 ppt;
    • International: 85.1%, +2.7 ppts;
    • Latin America: 83.2%, +4.7 ppts;
    • Europe: 85.8%, +1.2 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 85.1%, +4.3 ppts;
  • Consolidated PRASM: +0.5%. [more – original PR]

Delta: “Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of May increased 0.5% year over year driven by unit revenue gains in Delta's New York hubs and the international entities, which offset 1 point of negative impact to system PRASM from the yen devaluation.” Source: Company statement, 04-Jun-2013.