Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for the month of February
2004. System traffic for February 2004 increased 8.0 percent from February
2003 on a capacity increase of 8.1 percent. Delta’s system load factor was
68.6 percent in February 2004, flat from the same period last year.
Domestic traffic in February 2004 increased 8.5 percent year over year
while capacity increased 8.8 percent. Domestic load factor in February
2004 was 68.8 percent, down 0.2 points from the same period one-year ago.
International traffic in February 2004 increased 6.3 percent year over
year on a 5.3 percent increase in capacity. International load factor was
67.9 percent, up 0.6 points from February 2003.
During February 2004, Delta operated its schedule at a 98.1 percent
completion rate, compared to 96.8 percent in February 2003. Delta boarded
8,020,329 passengers during the month of February 2004, an increase of 5.3
percent from February 2003.