Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for December 2013

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

Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of December increased 10.0 percent year over year driven by continuing strong demand and benefits from the timing of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Delta completed 99.6 percent of its flights in December and ran an on-time arrival rate of 79.5 percent.

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

Preliminary Financial and Operating Results

December consolidated PRASM change year over year


Projected December quarter fuel price per gallon, adjusted

$3.00 – $3.05

December mainline completion factor


December on-time performance (preliminary DOT A14)


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 Air Lines