ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported traffic results for July 2011. System traffic in July 2011 was flat compared to July 2010 on a 1.0 percent increase in capacity. System load factor of 87.6 percent was 0.7 points lower than the prior year.

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International traffic increased 1.5 percent year over year on a 3.3 percent increase in capacity, and load factor decreased 1.5 points to 87.1 percent. Domestic traffic decreased 0.9 percent year over year on a 0.8 percent decrease in capacity. Domestic load factor decreased 0.2 points to 87.9 percent.  

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year, and was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide   in its 2011 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 355 destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $2 billion through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.

Delta Air Lines

Monthly Traffic Results (a)









July 2011


July 2010


Change


RPMs (000):







Domestic

11,249,421


11,352,183


(0.9%)


  Delta Mainline

8,924,624


8,981,126


(0.6%)


  Regional

2,324,797


2,371,057


(2.0%)


International

8,392,446


8,269,253


1.5%


  Latin America

1,375,111


1,401,075


(1.9%)


     Delta Mainline

1,351,498


1,363,845


(0.9%)


     Regional

23,613


37,230


(36.6%)


  Atlantic

4,676,995


4,730,274


(1.1%)


  Pacific

2,340,340


2,137,904


9.5%


Total System

19,641,867


19,621,436


0.1%









ASMs (000):







Domestic

12,792,514


12,890,153


(0.8%)


  Delta Mainline

10,001,906


10,045,103


(0.4%)


  Regional

2,790,608


2,845,050


(1.9%)


International

9,640,751


9,328,572


3.3%


  Latin America

1,535,866


1,578,771


(2.7%)


     Delta Mainline

1,505,156


1,532,007


(1.8%)


     Regional

30,710


46,764


(34.3%)


  Atlantic

5,279,380


5,311,578


(0.6%)


  Pacific

2,825,505


2,438,223


15.9%


Total System

22,433,265


22,218,725


1.0%









Load Factor:







Domestic

87.9%


88.1%


(0.2)

pts

  Delta Mainline

89.2%


89.4%


(0.2)

pts

  Regional

83.3%


83.3%


(0.0)

pts

International

87.1%


88.6%


(1.5)

pts

  Latin America

89.5%


88.7%


0.8

pts

     Delta Mainline

89.8%


89.0%


0.8

pts

     Regional

76.9%


79.6%


(2.7)

pts

  Atlantic

88.6%


89.1%


(0.5)

pts

  Pacific

82.8%


87.7%


(4.9)

pts

Total System

87.6%


88.3%


(0.7)

pts








Mainline Completion

99.1%


97.7%


1.4

pts

Factor







Passengers Boarded

16,018,038


15,765,141


1.6%









Cargo Ton Miles (000)

203,275


203,092


0.1%


Endnote:

(a) Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements.




Delta Air Lines

Year To Date Traffic Results (a)



July 2011


July 2010


Change


RPMs (000):







Domestic

67,170,086


67,610,953


(0.7%)


  Delta Mainline

53,017,298


53,070,350


(0.1%)


  Regional

14,152,788


14,540,603


(2.7%)


International

45,767,019


44,271,652


3.4%


  Latin America

8,239,158


8,569,882


(3.9%)


     Delta Mainline

8,114,326


8,369,663


(3.1%)


     Regional

124,832


200,219


(37.7%)


  Atlantic

24,204,106


23,256,910


4.1%


  Pacific

13,323,755


12,444,860


7.1%


Total System

112,937,105


111,882,605


0.9%









ASMs (000):







Domestic

81,089,299


80,823,809


0.3%


  Delta Mainline

62,949,676


62,452,097


0.8%


  Regional

18,139,623


18,371,712


(1.3%)


International

57,703,512


53,394,201


8.1%


  Latin America

10,489,417


10,731,653


(2.3%)


     Delta Mainline

10,308,545


10,464,695


(1.5%)


     Regional

180,872


266,958


(32.2%)


  Atlantic

30,588,379


28,052,097


9.0%


  Pacific

16,625,716


14,610,451


13.8%


Total System

138,792,811


134,218,010


3.4%









Load Factor:







Domestic

82.8%


83.7%


(0.9)

pts

  Delta Mainline

84.2%


85.0%


(0.8)

pts

  Regional

78.0%


79.1%


(1.1)

pts

International

79.3%


82.9%


(3.6)

pts

  Latin America

78.5%


79.9%


(1.4)

pts

     Delta Mainline

78.7%


80.0%


(1.3)

pts

     Regional

69.0%


75.0%


(6.0)

pts

  Atlantic

79.1%


82.9%


(3.8)

pts

  Pacific

80.1%


85.2%


(5.1)

pts

Total System

81.4%


83.4%


(2.0)

pts








Passengers Boarded

95,702,103


      94,518,767


1.3%









Cargo Ton Miles (000)

1,382,745


        1,275,558


8.4%



Endnote:

(a) Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements.




SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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