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Delta Air Lines pax numbers up 1% in Nov-2012, PRASM up 3%

5-Dec-2012 12:48 PM

Delta Air Lines reports (04-Dec-2012) the following traffic highlights in Nov-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 13 million, +0.6% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: +1.2%;
  • Passenger load factor: 82.5%, +1.1 ppts;
    • Domestic: 82.9%, -0.6 ppts;
    • International: 81.8%, +4.0 ppts;
    • Latin America: 82.2%, +4.5 ppts;
    • Europe: 81.0%, +2.5 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 82.7%, +6.1 ppts;
  • Consolidated PRASM: +2.5%. [more – original PR]

Delta Air Lines: “The company is estimating that the effect of Superstorm Sandy early in November negatively impacted November revenues by USD30 million and reduced November profit by approximately USD25 million. Delta's November unit revenue improvement was approximately one point lower than it would have been without the storm impact.” Source: Company statement, 04-Dec-2012.