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Delta Air Lines pax numbers and load factors up in Jan-2012, PRASM up 14.5%

7-Feb-2012 12:38 PM

Delta Air Lines reports (06-Feb-2012) the following traffic highlights in Jan-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 11.6 million, +0.6% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: -1.5%;
  • Passenger load factor: 77.5%, +2.3 ppts;
    • Domestic: 77.3%, +2.4 ppts;
    • International: 77.8%, +2.0 ppts;
    • Latin America: 80.6%, +2.1 ppts;
    • Europe: 74.2%, +4.3 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 81.3%, -2.1 ppts. [more – original PR]

Delta Air Lines: “For January 2012, consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) increased 14.5% compared to the prior year period, as the company's capacity discipline and revenue momentum contributed to a strong increase in yields. All regions generated double-digit unit revenue gains, with the strongest performance in the domestic and transatlantic regions.” Source: Company statement, 06-Feb-2012.