Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

Delta Announces Record Summer Operational Figures for 2015

Delta Announces Record Summer Operational Figures for 2015

Delta Air Lines announced operational figures for its summer flight season.  The airline period runs from June 4 through August 17.
The Atlanta-based carrier said it had broken multiple operational records over the period during which the total number of daily mainline flights was up 10% year over year, with an average of 3,043 daily departures.
Over the 74-day period, the airline said that it had had a completion factor of 100% …

United Sees Increase in Traffic, Load Factor for July

United Sees Increase in Traffic, Load Factor for July

United Airlines announced operational results for July 2015.  The carrier’s consolidated traffic, capacity, and load factor for the month were all up year-over-year.
Total traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of July was 20.463 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 2.8% from 19.9 billion RPMs in July 2014.  The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 2.4%, to 23.51 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, …

American Reports Record July Traffic, Capacity

American Reports Record July Traffic, Capacity

American Airlines Group announced operational results for July 2015.
Consolidated system traffic for the airline was a record 21.8 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, up 4.8% from 20.8 billion in the same period last year.  Consolidated capacity was a record 24.9 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a 2.2% increase from 24.4 billion last July.  Both traffic and capacity were the highest the airline has ever reported for the month …

Delta Sees Increase in July Load Factor but Prasm is Down

Delta Sees Increase in July Load Factor but Prasm is Down

Delta Air Lines announced financial results for July 2015.
The Atlanta-based carrier carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 20.91 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4.7%, up from 20 billion in July 2014.  Domestic traffic rose 5.3%, up to 12.2 billion RPMs from 11.58 billion last year, while international traffic rose 3.8% to 8.7 billion RPMs, up from 8.38 billion during the same period of …

JetBlue Reports Second Quarter Earnings

JetBlue Reports Second Quarter Earnings

JetBlue Airways announced financial results for the second quarter of 2015.
The airline’s profit in the second quarter was $152 million, compared to $61 million (excluding special items) in Q2 2014.  Revenue for the quarter rose to $1.612 billion, a year-over-year increase of 12.4%.  Passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, increased by 1.4% year-over-year.
The airline’s passenger traffic in the second quarter was 10.472 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, …

American Airlines Sees Highest Profit Ever in Q2

American Airlines Sees Highest Profit Ever in Q2

American Airlines Group announced financial results for the second quarter of 2015.
The airline reported a profit of $1.9 billion excluding net special charges, a 27% year-over-year increase.  This was the highest quarterly profit in the airline’s history.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s total revenue was down 4.6% from Q2 2014 to $10.8 billion.
American Airlines Group was formed by the merger of American Airlines’ parent AMR and US Airways Group late 2013.  It began …

Delta Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Delta Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Delta Air Lines announced financial results for the second quarter of 2015.
The Atlanta-based carrier reported net income for the quarter of $1 billion, after one-time charges for a fleet restructuring, debt extinguishment, and employee profit-sharing.
Passenger revenue decreased by 1% to $9.139 billion from $9.266 billion for the three months ended June 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
For the month of June, Delta saw an increase in its total traffic, …