Grupo Aeromexico Reports 3.8 Percent Increase in Passenger Numbers for January-November Period

    Grupo Aeromexico Reports 3.8 Percent Increase in Passenger Numbers for
                           January-November Period

PR Newswire

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 11, 2012

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V.
("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico,
reports operating statistics for November, 2012.

Grupo Aeromexico transported 13 million 530 thousand passengers in the first
eleven months of 2012, which represents a 3.8% year-on-year increase driven by
a 5.5% increase in international passenger traffic and a 3.1% increase in
domestic passenger traffic. In November 2012, Grupo Aeromexico transported one
million 242 thousand passengers, which represents 0.6% year-on-year growth for
the month of November. Domestic passenger traffic grew 0.4% while
international passenger traffic increased 1.2% in November.

The Company's demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs),
increased 4.1% and capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs),
increased 6.3% in the first eleven months of the year. Therefore, the load
factor for that period was 76.7%. In November, Grupo Aeromexico's RPKs
increased 2.6% and ASKs grew 4.8%, year-on-year. The load factor for the month
was 76.1%.

                       November               YTD November
                       2012      2011    Var  2012   2011   Var
RPK's Itinerary + Charter (Millions)
Domestic             783       771     1.6%   8,630  8,268  4.4%
International        1,166     1,128   3.3%   12,780 12,289 4.0%
Total                1,948     1,899   2.6%   21,410 20,557 4.1%
ASK's Itinerary + Charter (Millions)
Domestic             1,067     1,004   6.3%   11,844 10,810 9.6%
International        1,494     1,440   3.8%   16,139 15,514 4.0%
Total                2,561     2,444   4.8%   27,983 26,324 6.3%
Load Factor (Itinerary)                p.p.                 p.p.
Domestic             73.4      76.9    -3.4   73.0   76.9   -3.9
International        78.1      78.5    -0.4   79.4   79.6   -0.2
Total                76.1      77.8    -1.7   76.7   78.5   -1.8
Passengers Itinerary + Charter ('000)
Domestic             909       905     0.4%   9,884  9,583  3.1%
International        333       329     1.2%   3,646  3,454  5.5%
Total                1,242     1,234   0.6%   13,530 13,038 3.8%

According to the latest report published by the DGAC (Direccion General de
Aeronautica Civil – Mexico's National Aviation Authority), in October of 2012,
Grupo Aeromexico controlled 39% of the domestic market and 16% of the
international market. In the first ten months of the year, Grupo Aeromexico's
overall market share was 26%, with 38% of the domestic market and 14% of the
international market.

Market Share (Passengers Itinerary + Charter)
                    October                    YTD October
                    2012     2011     Var      2012 2011 Var
Domestic          39%      41%      -2.0       38%  40%  -2.0
International     16%      18%      -2.0       14%  14%  0.0
Total             29%      30%      -1.0       26%  27%  -1.0

DGAC's market share data is based on its Air Carrier Operational Statistics
reports, which are published within one month of Grupo Aeromexico's
operational statistics.

The information included within this report has not been audited and does not
provide information on the Company's future performance. Aeromexico's future
performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any
period's performance or its comparison year-over-year will be an indicator of
similar performance in the future.

Glossary:

  o"RPKs" Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger
    transported one kilometer. This includes itinerary and charter flights.
    The total RPKs equals the number of revenue-passengers transported
    multiplied by the total distance flown.
  o"ASKs" Available Seat Kilometers represent the number of available seats
    multiplied by the distance flown. This metric is an indicator of the
    airline's capacity. It equals one seat offered for one kilometer, whether
    or not the seat is used.
  o"Load Factor" equals the number of passengers transported as a percentage
    of the number of seats offered. It is a measure of the airline's capacity
    utilization. This metric takes into account the total passengers
    transported and total seats available in itinerary flights.
  o"Passengers" refers to the total number of passengers transported by the
    airline.

About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico: AEROMEX.MX) is a holding company
whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the
promotion of passenger loyalty programs. It operates a fleet of Boeing 777,
767, and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 170 and 190
models. The Group began a major expansion plan in 2011 that includes the
incorporation of 20 new aircraft and properties. In 2012, the Group announced
that it signed a letter of intent to buy Boeing 100 aircraft, including 90
Boeing 737 Max jet airliners and ten Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City
International Airport. In 2011 the Group transported over 14 million passenger
and offers over 600 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United
States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

SOURCE Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V.

Contact: Grupo Aeromexico, +52-(55)-9132-4257
 
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