Delta Air Lines Reports August Traffic

ATLANTA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported traffic results for August 2010. System traffic in August 2010 increased 1.1 percent compared to August 2009 on a 1.2 percent increase in capacity. Load factor...


ATLANTA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported traffic results for August 2010. System traffic in August 2010 increased 1.1 percent compared to August 2009 on a 1.2 percent increase in capacity. Load factor remained flat at 86.5 percent.

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Domestic traffic decreased 0.9 percent year over year on a 0.3 percent increase in capacity. Domestic load factor decreased 1.0 point to 85.8 percent. International traffic increased 4.2 percent year over year on a 2.7 percent increase in capacity, and load factor increased 1.3 points to 87.4 percent.

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Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 354 destinations in 65 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 75,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta 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 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, the world's largest airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and 50 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.

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