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Delta Air Lines pax numbers up 1% in Oct-2012, PRASM up 6%

5-Nov-2012 12:41 PM

Delta Air Lines reports (02-Nov-2012) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 14.1 million, +0.8% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: +0.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.6%, +1.8 ppts;
    • Domestic: 84.7%, +0.4 ppt;
    • International: 84.5%, +3.9 ppts;
    • Latin America: 82%, +4.8 ppts;
    • Europe: 86%, +3.4 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 83.1%, +4.6 ppts;
  • Consolidated PRASM: +5.5%. [more – original PR]

Delta: “The company is estimating that the hurricane negatively impacted October revenues by USD45 million and reduced October profit by approximately USD20 million.  Delta is still assessing the impact to November, but expects it to be less than October. Delta's October unit revenue improvement was approximately one point higher than it would have been without the hurricane impact,” Source: Company statement, 02-Nov-2012.