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6-Jan-2011 12:30 PM

Delta Air Lines pax numbers up 1.7% in Dec-2010

Delta Air Lines reports (06-Jan-2011) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2010:
    • Passenger numbers: 12.7 million, +1.7% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.4%;
    • Load factor: 80.1%, -1.1 ppts;
      • Domestic: 79.6%, -0.6 ppt;
      • International: 80.7%, -2.1 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.1%, +0.9 ppt;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 80.5%, -2.8 ppts;
      • Asia Pacific: 81.9%, -3.7 ppts.
  • 12 months ended Dec-2010:
    • Passenger numbers: 162.6 million, +1% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.2%;
      • Domestic: +0.7%;
      • International: +4.6%;
      • Latin America: +4.4%;
      • Trans-Atlantic: +0.2%;
      • Asia Pacific: +14.1%;
    • Load factor: 83%, +1.0 ppts;
      • Domestic: 82.9%, +0.1 ppt;
      • International: 83.2%, +2.4 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.5%, +1.1 ppts;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 83.4%, +2.3 ppts;
      • Asia Pacific: 85.2%, +3.5 ppts. [more]

Delta Air Lines: "December's severe winter weather throughout the United States and Western Europe reduced Delta's net profit for the fourth quarter by about USD45 million from our previous expectations," Delta’s President, Ed Bastian. Source: Company statement, 05-Jan-2011.