Delta Air Lines flew 9.08 billion system RPMs in September, a 3.4% decrease from the year-ago month. Capacity dropped 5.4% to 12.17 billion ASMs, lifting load factor 1.5 points to 74.6%. Domestic RPMs fell 12.2% to 6.1 billion against a 14.3% decline in capacity to 8.3 billion ASMs, sending load factor up 1.7 points to 73.5%. International traffic grew 21.6% to 2.97 billion RPMs as capacity climbed at the same rate to 3.87 billion ASMs, leaving load factor at 76.9%.
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