Plus   Neg

Delta Air Lines Aug. Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Rise

Delta Air Lines (DAL) on Wednesday reported an increase in system traffic, capacity and load factor for the month of August. It reported a record system load factor for the month of August.

The airline said that its total System traffic for the month of August 2019 was 23.52 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs, up 5.0 percent from 22.40 billion RPMs in the same period last year.

Monthly total System capacity was 26.40 billion available seat miles or ASMs, also up 3.7 percent from 25.46 billion ASMs in the prior-year period.

Total System Load factor for the month was 89.1 percent, up 1.1 percentage points from 88.0 percent in the same period last year.

The airline said it carried 19.24 million customers across its broad global network, up 5.0 percent and a record for the month of August.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Facebook has unveiled Instagram Reels as its answer to the popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok. The social media giant said in a blog post that Instagram Reels is a new way to create short, entertaining videos on Facebook's photo-sharing app Instagram. Facebook reportedly shut down its TikTok clone Lasso in July, ahead of the launch of Instagram Reels. WD-40 Company recalled about 130,000 units of X-14 Mildew Stain Remover for potential risk of skin irritation, a statement by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) showed. The company said pressure can build up inside the bottle and cause it to fall over and leak, posing a risk of skin irritation. Biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. on Thursday reported a loss for the second quarter, compared to a profit last year, hurt primarily by hefty amortization expenses. However, adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues topped analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the company raised its adjusted earnings and revenue outlook for the full-year 2020.
Follow RTT