Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for January 2015.

 

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of January decreased 3.5 percent year over year, driven by 1.5 points from the impact of lapping prior year's winter storms and 1 point of pressure from the impact of a weaker yen and euro on international results.  The month's performance was in line with expectations.  Domestic demand remained solid.  System capacity increased 6 percent for the month which includes 2.5 points of capacity growth from prior year's winter storms. 

The company's financial and operating performance is detailed below.    

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 

 

 

January consolidated PRASM change year over year

(3.5)%

January mainline completion factor

98.9%

January on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

86.1%

Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for four consecutive years, a first for any airline. Additionally, Delta was named to FORTUNE magazine's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 326 destinations in 59 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products, services and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on delta.com, Twitter @Delta, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta's blog takingoff.delta.com.

 

     

Monthly Traffic Results (a)

                 
                 
     

Jan 2015

 

Jan 2014

 

Change

 
                 

RPMs (000):

               
 

Domestic

8,735,383

 

8,357,187

 

4.5%

 
   

Delta Mainline

7,199,563

 

6,797,579

 

5.9%

 
   

Regional

1,535,819

 

1,559,608

 

(1.5%)

 
 

International

6,278,989

 

6,131,291

 

2.4%

 
   

Latin America

1,843,987

 

1,580,652

 

16.7%

 
   

Delta Mainline

1,812,145

 

1,549,066

 

17.0%

 
   

Regional

31,842

 

31,586

 

0.8%

 
   

Atlantic

2,457,068

 

2,484,990

 

(1.1%)

 
   

Pacific

1,977,934

 

2,065,649

 

(4.2%)

 
 

Total System

15,014,372

 

14,488,478

 

3.6%

 
                 

ASMs (000):

               
 

Domestic

11,063,189

 

10,419,914

 

6.2%

 
   

Delta Mainline

8,917,147

 

8,299,777

 

7.4%

 
   

Regional

2,146,042

 

2,120,137

 

1.2%

 
 

International

7,885,953

 

7,421,259

 

6.3%

 
   

Latin America

2,242,460

 

1,852,982

 

21.0%

 
   

Delta Mainline

2,198,529

 

1,810,678

 

21.4%

 
   

Regional

43,932

 

42,304

 

3.8%

 
   

Atlantic

3,219,895

 

3,146,227

 

2.3%

 
   

Pacific

2,423,598

 

2,422,050

 

0.1%

 
 

Total System

18,949,142

 

17,841,173

 

6.2%

 
                 

Load Factor:

               
 

Domestic

79.0%

 

80.2%

 

(1.2)

pts

   

Delta Mainline

80.7%

 

81.9%

 

(1.2)

pts

   

Regional

71.6%

 

73.6%

 

(2.0)

pts

 

International

79.6%

 

82.6%

 

(3.0)

pts

   

Latin America

82.2%

 

85.3%

 

(3.1)

pts

   

Delta Mainline

82.4%

 

85.6%

 

(3.2)

pts

   

Regional

72.5%

 

74.7%

 

(2.2)

pts

   

Atlantic

76.3%

 

79.0%

 

(2.7)

pts

   

Pacific

81.6%

 

85.3%

 

(3.7)

pts

 

Total System

79.2%

 

81.2%

 

(2.0)

pts

                 

Mainline Completion Factor

98.9%

 

95.3%

 

3.6

pts

                 

Passengers Boarded

12,557,351

 

11,938,802

 

5.2%

 
                 

Cargo Ton Miles (000):

172,424

 

167,292

 

3.1%

 
                 

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

     

 

 

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