Delta today reported a decline in unit revenues for January, while posting another period of strong operating performance.
Consolidated PRASM (passenger revenue per available seat-mile) dipped 3 percent during the month, according to Delta’s press release. About half of that decline was attributed to pressure from foreign currency exchange, the airline reported.
Mainline completion factor - the percentage of flights that were not canceled - came in at 98.7 percent for the month despite winter weather in many parts of the nation. Preliminary on-time performance was 85.2 percent for the month.
Total system capacity was up 1.1 percent, and system load factors rose by 2.1 percentage points.