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August 4, 2010

Delta Reports Traffic Increases for July

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By: BNO News
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Sunset departure for a Delta 757-200 (N656DL) at JFK. (Photo by Mario Craig)

Delta Air Lines on Wednesday reported traffic results for July 2010.

According to the company, system traffic in July 2010 increased 0.5 percent compared to July 2009 on a 0.3 percent decrease in capacity and load factor increased 0.7 points to 88.3 percent.

Meanwhile, domestic traffic decreased 2.1 percent year over year on a 1.7 percent decrease in capacity and domestic load factor decreased 0.3 points to 88.2 percent.

International traffic increased 4.5 percent year over year on a 1.8 percent increase in capacity, and load factor increased 2.2 points to 88.5 percent.

On Tuesday, the company said it is adding 21 daily nonstop flights at Reagan National Airport starting Oct. 31, including Hartford/Springfield, Columbus, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Miami and St. Louis.