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7-Sep-2011 12:27 PM

Delta Air Lines passenger numbers up 0.9% in Aug-2011, load factor improves

Delta Air Lines reports (06-Sep-2011) the following traffic highlights in Aug-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 15.3 million, +0.9% year-on-year;
    • Revenue passenger miles: -0.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 86.9%, +0.4 ppt;
      • Domestic: 86.5%, +0.7 ppt;
      • International: 87.5%, +0.1 ppt;
      • Latin America: 83.9%, -0.3 ppt;
      • Europe: 89.1%, +1.4 ppts;
      • Asia Pacific: 86.3%, -2.4 ppts. [more - original PR]

Delta: "The impact of Hurricane Irene, which resulted in more than 2,200 flight cancellations, reduced Delta's net profit for August by about USD15 million," Delta's President, Ed Bastian. Source: Company statement, 06-Sep-2011.

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