Thursday, 4 January 2018

Delta Reports Operating Performance for December 2017


Delta Air Lines  reported this week its operating performance for December 2017. The company carried 14.4 million passengers across its broad global network in the month.
Monthly highlights include:

Ordering 100 state-of-the-art Airbus 321neo aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2020 and a long-term commitment with Pratt & Whitney for Delta TechOps to be a major maintenance, repair and overhaul provider for the PW1100G and PW1500G engines, powering Delta's A321neo and C Series aircraft;

Being named the transportation industry leader and one of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a ranking of social and corporate responsibility;
Ranking as the top airline and No. 17 on the list of 50 large companies on Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2018; and
Retiring from scheduled service the Boeing 747-400 fleet, among the most iconic and recognizable aircraft, and the final retirement by a U.S. air carrier.





Monthly Traffic Results (a)

Year to Date Traffic Results (a)































Dec 2017

Dec 2016

Change

Dec 2017

Dec 2016

Change














RPMs (000):













Domestic
10,633,635

10,636,873

(0.0%)

134,921,847

130,788,448

3.2%


Delta Mainline
8,986,334

8,870,856

1.3%

114,448,592

109,951,588

4.1%


Regional
1,647,301

1,766,017

(6.7%)

20,473,255

20,836,860

(1.7%)

International
6,094,189

6,163,170

(1.1%)

82,790,546

82,308,707

0.6%


Latin America
1,713,087

1,838,657

(6.8%)

20,407,827

19,789,825

3.1%


  Delta Mainline
1,694,662

1,796,942

(5.7%)

20,040,661

19,243,525

4.1%


  Regional
18,425

41,715

(55.8%)

367,166

546,300

(32.8%)


Atlantic
2,706,569

2,655,653

1.9%

41,641,403

39,738,261

4.8%


Pacific
1,674,532

1,668,860

0.3%

20,741,317

22,780,621

(9.0%)

Total System
16,727,824

16,800,043

(0.4%)

217,712,393

213,097,155

2.2%




























ASMs (000):













Domestic
12,650,910

12,385,749

2.1%

157,415,614

153,349,383

2.7%


Delta Mainline
10,588,815

10,235,779

3.4%

131,964,074

127,439,343

3.6%


Regional
2,062,095

2,149,970

(4.1%)

25,451,540

25,910,040

(1.8%)

International
7,217,153

7,312,211

(1.3%)

96,909,500

98,518,013

(1.6%)


Latin America
2,028,230

2,183,735

(7.1%)

23,535,460

23,308,279

1.0%


  Delta Mainline
2,005,209

2,129,334

(5.8%)

23,068,443

22,619,070

2.0%


  Regional
23,020

54,401

(57.7%)

467,017

689,209

(32.2%)


Atlantic
3,269,977

3,201,704

2.1%

49,398,455

49,239,642

0.3%


Pacific
1,918,947

1,926,772

(0.4%)

23,975,585

25,970,092

(7.7%)

Total System
19,868,064

19,697,960

0.9%

254,325,114

251,867,396

1.0%




























Load Factor:













Domestic
84.1%

85.9%

 (1.8) Pts

85.7%

85.3%

0.4 Pts


Delta Mainline
84.9%

86.7%

 (1.8) Pts

86.7%

86.3%

0.4 Pts


Regional
79.9%

82.1%

 (2.2) Pts

80.4%

80.4%

0.0 Pts

International
84.4%

84.3%

0.1 Pts

85.4%

83.5%

1.9 Pts


Latin America
84.5%

84.2%

0.3 Pts

86.7%

84.9%

1.8 Pts


  Delta Mainline
84.5%

84.4%

0.1 Pts

86.9%

85.1%

1.8 Pts


  Regional
80.0%

76.7%

3.3 Pts

78.6%

79.3%

 (0.7) Pts


Atlantic
82.8%

82.9%

 (0.1) Pts

84.3%

80.7%

3.6 Pts


Pacific
87.3%

86.6%

0.7 Pts

86.5%

87.7%

 (1.2) Pts

Total System
84.2%

85.3%

 (1.1) Pts

85.6%

84.6%

1.0 Pts




























Mainline Completion Factor
97.3%

99.8%

 (2.5) Pts




















Mainline On-time Performance
83.5%

81.4%

2.1 Pts






          (preliminary DOT A14)

























Passengers Boarded
14,373,041

14,662,236

(2.0%)

186,389,862

183,749,650

1.4%














Cargo Ton Miles (000):
174,782

165,079

5.9%

2,150,842

1,979,629

8.6%














aResults include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements









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