Thursday, 5 April 2018

Delta's record March.... Full details


Earlier this week the US airline Delta released its March 2018 operating performance which showed the carrier flew 16.6 million passengers over its global network, a record for the month of March. 


Monthly highlights included:
Receiving final approvals to launch a joint venture with Korean Air 
Announcing new developments in customer experience innovation with biometric check-in at Delta Sky Clubs and a new Delta Sky Club at Phoenix Sky Harbor coming in late 2018.
Establishing new connections for customers via Salt Lake City to Cleveland, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; Chattanooga, Tenn., to New York-LGA; and Boston to Las Vegas, achieving a milestone of 50 nonstop destinations at Boston Logan by this fall.
Read on for the full details -

Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 312 destinations in 55 countries on six continents. 

Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a 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, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. 





Monthly Traffic Results

Year to Date Traffic Results































Mar 2018

Mar 2017

Change

Mar 2018

Mar 2017

Change














RPMs (000):













Domestic
12,217,140

11,719,085

4.2%

31,464,793

30,359,703

3.6%

International
6,729,095

6,449,015

4.3%

17,810,901

17,592,008

1.2%


Latin America
2,100,195

2,107,746

(0.4%)

5,850,798

5,940,584

(1.5%)


Atlantic
2,885,430

2,648,228

9.0%

7,176,523

6,791,622

5.7%


Pacific
1,743,470

1,693,041

3.0%

4,783,580

4,859,802

(1.6%)

Total System
18,946,235

18,168,100

4.3%

49,275,694

47,951,711

2.8%




























ASMs (000):













Domestic
14,113,594

13,554,949

4.1%

37,985,800

36,448,196

4.2%

International
7,690,748

7,609,412

1.1%

21,470,350

21,423,013

0.2%


Latin America
2,391,733

2,416,514

(1.0%)

6,849,931

6,944,976

(1.4%)


Atlantic
3,336,933

3,258,105

2.4%

9,080,256

8,822,130

2.9%


Pacific
1,962,082

1,934,793

1.4%

5,540,162

5,655,907

(2.0%)

Total System
21,804,342

21,164,361

3.0%

59,456,149

57,871,209

2.7%




























Load Factor:













Domestic
86.6%

86.5%

0.1 Pts

82.8%

83.3%

 (0.5) Pts

International
87.5%

84.8%

2.7 Pts

83.0%

82.1%

0.9 Pts


Latin America
87.8%

87.2%

0.6 Pts

85.4%

85.5%

 (0.1) Pts


Atlantic
86.5%

81.3%

5.2 Pts

79.0%

77.0%

2.0 Pts


Pacific
88.9%

87.5%

1.4 Pts

86.3%

85.9%

0.4 Pts

Total System
86.9%

85.8%

1.1 Pts

82.9%

82.9%

0.0 Pts




























Mainline Completion Factor
99.0%

99.5%

 (0.5) Pts




















Mainline On-time Performance
86.9%

86.9%

0.0 Pts






          (preliminary DOT A14)

























Passengers Boarded
16,581,725

16,209,515

2.3%

42,888,795

42,296,330

1.4%














Cargo Ton Miles (000):
188,719

172,313

9.5%

503,677

470,510

7.0%














Note: Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements





















SOURCE Delta Air Lines