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3-Aug-2012 12:16 PM

Delta pax numbers down 2% in Jul-2012, PRASM up 5%

Delta Air Lines reports (03-Aug-2012) the following traffic highlights in Jul-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 15.7 million, -2.1% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: -2.8%;
  • Passenger load factor: 87.8%, +0.2 ppt;
    • Domestic: 87.8%, -0.1 ppt;
    • International: 87.9%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Latin America: 89.9%, +0.4 ppt;
    • Europe: 89.4%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Asia Pacific: 84%, +1.2 ppts;
  • Consolidated PRASM: +4.5%. [more – original PR]

Delta: “Delta's consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) increased 4.5 percent for the month of July as compared to the prior year. Unit revenues increased across all entities, with the strongest performance in the Pacific, as the company continued to see benefits from its capacity discipline, corporate revenue gains, and its expansion at New York's LaGuardia airport.” Source: Company statement, 02-Aug-2012.

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