Delta Air traffic falls 3.4% in September

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Delta Air traffic falls 3.4% in September

Last Update: 3:12 PM ET Oct 4, 2006


SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. (DALRQ : DALRQ
DALRQ, , ) said Wednesday that traffic in September fell 3.4% across the total system, to 9.08 billion revenue passenger miles. Load factor, or the percentage of the plane filled with passengers, rose 1.5 percentage points to 74.6%. Capacity decreased 5.4% to 12.17 billion available seat miles, the Atlanta-based carrier said.
 
Delta Air traffic falls 3.4% in September

Last Update: 3:12 PM ET Oct 4, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. (DALRQ : DALRQ
DALRQ, , ) said Wednesday that traffic in September fell 3.4% across the total system, to 9.08 billion revenue passenger miles. Load factor, or the percentage of the plane filled with passengers, rose 1.5 percentage points to 74.6%. Capacity decreased 5.4% to 12.17 billion available seat miles, the Atlanta-based carrier said.

Kind of a misleading title. I'd say that's pretty good to have traffic only drop 3% when you've cut 5% capacity.
 
agree - bullshit title.

system traffic down less % than capacity and overall load factor up.

why are you spinning?
 
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