Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported traffic results for the month of July 2002. System traffic decreased 6.6 percent on a capacity decrease of 6.6 percent from July 2001. Delta’s system load factor was 77.8 percent, up 0.1 points from the same period last year.
Domestic traffic in July 2002 decreased 5.4 percent year over year on a capacity decrease of 5.3 percent. Domestic load factor was 76.8 percent, down 0.1 points from the same period a year ago. International traffic decreased 9.9 percent year over year on a 10.5 percent decrease in capacity. International load factor was 81 percent, up 0.6 points from the same period last year.
During July, Delta operated its schedule at a 99.1 percent completion rate, compared to 97.5 percent from July 2001. Delta boarded 9,833,048 passengers during the month of July.