Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for September 2013

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial and operating performance for September 2013.

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of September increased 5.5% year over year, with particularly strong results in the trans-Atlantic and domestic entities.  The negative impact of yen devaluation lessened from its peak in August, resulting in 1 point of system PRASM pressure for the month.

Delta completed 99.9 percent of its flights in September and ran an on-time arrival rate of 90.2 percent.

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

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results


September consolidated PRASM change year over year 5.5%
Projected September quarter fuel price per gallon, adjusted $2.98 – $3.03
September mainline completion factor 99.9%
September on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14) 90.2%
Note: Fuel price includes taxes, transportation, settled hedges, hedge premiums and refinery impact, but excludes mark to market adjustments on open hedges.

Source / Author: Delta