Delta Air Lines said Hurricane Irma caused it to cancel 2,200 flights — and took a $120 million toll on its financial results.
The company disclosed the impact of Irma while reporting its results for the month of September.
During the hurricane, Delta suspended fees for checked bags and pets in the cabin for passengers flying to and from affected areas, and along with other airlines capped fares for flights to and from affected areas, waived change fees for affected passengers and
The $120 million impact amounts to about 1 percentage point of operating profit margin, according to the company.
In the month of September, Delta had a mainline cancellation rate of more than 2 percent, compared with 0.1 percent a year earlier.
Its on-time performance fell to 88.7 percent, down from 90.2 percent a year earlier.
The number of passengers Delta carried in September fell 2.3 percent from the same month a year ago.
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