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Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for June 2013

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ATLANTA, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for June 2013.

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Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of June increased 1.0% year over year, led by gains in the trans-Atlantic and Latin entities, which were partially offset by 1 point of system PRASM pressure from yen devaluation.

Delta completed 99.6% percent of its flights in June and ran an on-time arrival rate of 76.0% percent. 

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

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

 

June Consolidated PRASM change year over year

1.0%

Projected June quarter fuel price per gallon, adjusted

$3.00 - $3.05

June Mainline completion factor

99.6%

June On-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)

76.0%



Note: Fuel price includes taxes, transportation, settled hedges, hedge premiums and refinery impact, but excludes mark to market adjustments on open hedges.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta was named by Fortune magazine as the most admired airline worldwide in its 2013 World's Most Admired Companies airline industry list, topping the list for the second time in three years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 330 destinations in 65 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. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. Delta is investing more than $3 billion in airport facilities and 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 and Facebook.com/delta.

Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts, including statements regarding our estimates, expectations, beliefs, intentions, projections or strategies for the future, may be "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the estimates, expectations, beliefs, intentions, projections and strategies reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements.  These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the cost of aircraft fuel; the availability of aircraft fuel; the impact of posting collateral in connection with our fuel hedge contracts; the impact of significant funding obligations with respect to defined benefit pension plans; the impact that our indebtedness may have on our financial and operating activities and our ability to incur additional debt; the restrictions that financial covenants in our financing agreements will have on our financial and business operations; labor issues; interruptions or disruptions in service at one of our hub airports; our dependence on technology in our operations; disruptions or security breaches of our information technology infrastructure; the ability of our credit card processors to take significant holdbacks in certain circumstances; the possible effects of accidents involving our aircraft; the effects of weather, natural disasters and seasonality on our business; the effects of an extended disruption in services provided by third party regional carriers; failure or inability of insurance to cover a significant liability at the Trainer refinery; the impact of environmental regulation on the Trainer refinery; our ability to retain management and key employees; our ability to use net operating losses to offset future taxable income; competitive conditions in the airline industry; the effects of extensive government regulation on our business; the effects of terrorist attacks; the effects of the rapid spread of contagious illnesses; and the costs associated with insurance.  

Additional information concerning risks and uncertainties that could cause differences between actual results and forward-looking statements is contained in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2012. Caution should be taken not to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements, which represent our views only as of July 2, 2013, and which we have no current intention to update.




Monthly Traffic Results (a)


Year to Date Traffic Results (a)




































Jun 2013


Jun 2012


Change


Jun 2013


Jun 2012


Change

















RPMs (000):
















Domestic

10,525,178


10,607,976


(0.8%)



55,764,088


56,179,373


(0.7%)




Delta Mainline

8,545,554


8,471,387


0.9%



45,010,478


44,396,940


1.4%




Regional

1,979,625


2,136,589


(7.3%)



10,753,610


11,782,433


(8.7%)



International

7,941,054


7,724,107


2.8%



38,091,945


37,691,973


1.1%




Latin America

1,278,187


1,204,662


6.1%



7,553,033


7,035,611


7.4%




Delta Mainline

1,257,206


1,186,187


6.0%



7,442,798


6,950,588


7.1%




       Regional

20,981


18,475


13.6%



110,235


85,023


29.7%




Atlantic

4,437,271


4,232,923


4.8%



18,483,992


18,837,572


(1.9%)




Pacific

2,225,596


2,286,522


(2.7%)



12,054,920


11,818,790


2.0%



Total System

18,466,232


18,332,083


0.7%



93,856,033


93,871,346


(0.0%)


































ASMs (000):
















Domestic

12,188,166


12,101,689


0.7%



67,135,352


67,036,816


0.1%




Delta Mainline

9,751,023


9,537,949


2.2%



53,123,571


52,064,648


2.0%




Regional

2,437,143


2,563,740


(4.9%)



14,011,781


14,972,168


(6.4%)



International

8,909,832


8,714,927


2.2%



45,766,019


46,753,411


(2.1%)




Latin America

1,502,616


1,455,444


3.2%



9,125,759


8,921,204


2.3%




Delta Mainline

1,477,863


1,429,917


3.4%



8,980,044


8,790,531


2.2%




       Regional

24,753


25,527


(3.0%)



145,716


130,673


11.5%




Atlantic

4,878,548


4,684,475


4.1%



22,363,369


23,321,753


(4.1%)




Pacific

2,528,668


2,575,008


(1.8%)



14,276,891


14,510,454


(1.6%)



Total System

21,097,997


20,816,616


1.4%



112,901,372


113,790,227


(0.8%)


































Load Factor:
















Domestic

86.4%


87.7%


(1.3)

pts


83.1%


83.8%


(0.7)

pts



Delta Mainline

87.6%


88.8%


(1.2)

pts


84.7%


85.3%


(0.6)

pts



Regional

81.2%


83.3%


(2.1)

pts


76.7%


78.7%


(2.0)

pts


International

89.1%


88.6%


0.5

pts


83.2%


80.6%


2.6

pts



Latin America

85.1%


82.8%


2.3

pts


82.8%


78.9%


3.9

pts



Delta Mainline

85.1%


83.0%


2.1

pts


82.9%


79.1%


3.8

pts



       Regional

84.8%


72.4%


12.4

pts


75.7%


65.1%


10.6

pts



Atlantic

91.0%


90.4%


0.6

pts


82.7%


80.8%


1.9

pts



Pacific

88.0%


88.8%


(0.8)

pts


84.4%


81.5%


2.9

pts


Total System

87.5%


88.1%


(0.6)

pts


83.1%


82.5%


0.6

pts

















Mainline Completion Factor

99.6%


99.6%


0.0

pts
























Passengers Boarded

15,102,494


15,204,907


(0.7%)



80,137,412


80,700,243


(0.7%)


















Cargo Ton Miles (000):

195,566


206,586


(5.3%)



1,139,328


1,175,677


(3.1%)


















Endnote:
















a  Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements.









































SOURCE Delta Air Lines



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