Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

Delta Profit Up 17% in Second Quarter

Delta Profit Up 17% in Second Quarter

Delta Air Lines announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014. The Atlanta-based airline reported a profit of $801 million, a year-over-year increase of 17%, or $116 million, from $685 million in the second quarter of 2013.
Revenue for the second quarter also increased year-over-year by 9%, or $772 million, to $9.266 billion. Passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, increased by 6% year-over-year.
Passenger traffic increased by 5% year-over-year …

JetBlue Traffic Up 4% in June

JetBlue Traffic Up 4% in June

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for June 2014. The airline’s traffic and capacity both increased for the month, while its load factor decreased.
JetBlue’s passenger traffic was 3.256 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4% from 3.130 billion RPMs in June 2013. The carrier’s capacity increased by 5.3%, up to 3.844 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 3.652 billion last year.
Passenger load factor for the month …

Frankfurt Airport Reports Traffic Up in June

Frankfurt Airport Reports Traffic Up in June

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced airport performance results for June and the first half of 2014.
The airport’s passenger traffic for the month was 5.6 million passengers, a year-over-year increase of 3.3% from June 2013. The month set a record as the busiest June in the airport’s history. Meanwhile, passenger traffic for the first half of the year was 27.8 million passengers, a year-over-year increase of 2.4% from …

United Reports Flat Traffic for June, But Q2 Prasm is Up

United Reports Flat Traffic for June, But Q2 Prasm is Up

United Airlines announced operational results for June 2014.  The Chicago-based carrier said its consolidated traffic was virtually unchanged year-over-year, while its consolidated capacity increased 0.8%.  The airline’s consolidated load factor was down 0.6 points compared to June 2013.
Total system traffic was 19.12 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, unchanged from June 2013.  Meanwhile, total capacity was up by 0.8% to 21.96 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 21.79 billion …

American Airlines Sees Increase in June Traffic

American Airlines Sees Increase in June Traffic

American Airlines announced operational results for June 2014. The Fort Worth-based company operates both American Airlines and US Airways, and was formed by the merger of AMR Corp. and US Airways Group in December 2013.
The airline only released consolidated results and did not break down reporting between American Airlines and US Airways. June is the sixth full month in which the two airlines operated under one corporate umbrella following the …

Norwegian Reports 45% Growth in June Traffic

Norwegian Reports 45% Growth in June Traffic

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced operational results for June 2014.
The airline’s traffic for the month was 3.561 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, a year-over-year increase of 45% from 2.464 billion RPKs in June 2013.
Capacity in June also increased substantially, up 39% year-over-year, to 4.317 billion available seat kilometers, or ASKs, from 3.097 billion ASKs during the same period last year.
The airline reported a passenger load factor of 82.5% in June, …

Air Canada Sees Record Load Factor for June

Air Canada Sees Record Load Factor for June

Air Canada announced operational results for June 2014. The airline reported a rise in traffic and capacity, as well as a record passenger load factor of 85.7%, a year-over-year increase of 0.7 percentage points from 85% in June 2013.
The carrier’s traffic in June was 5.630 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 10.6% from 5.089 billion RPMS in June of last year. Capacity also increased year-over-year, up …