GOL Announces Traffic Statistics for December 2012
PRASK Increases by 14% Over December 2011
SAO PAULO, Jan. 21, 2013
SAO PAULO, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.
(BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B+, Moody's: B3), the
largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, announces the
preliminary air traffic figures for the month of December 2012.
During the month of December, GOL continued with its strategy of streamlining
supply in the domestic market. The closing of Webjet's operations, at the end
of November, contributed to a 21.0% decrease in supply on the domestic market.
GOL is focused on accelerating the resumption of its positive operating
margins and it has shown a 5.4% reduction in domestic supply, year over year,
approximately 1 p.p. above the forecast announced for 2012. As such, the
Company is reaffirming its commitment to the rational addition of supply to
the domestic market.
The domestic market's load factor was up 2.9 p.p. from December 2011, reaching
72.7% for the period. Due to the reduced supply cited above, demand for the
period dropped 13.9% from the previous year.
The international supply for the month of December increased 13.9% over the
same period last year, mainly due to the approximately 50% increase in
international charter operations seeking to meet the additional international
demand for the high season and the new daily operations to Santo Domingo and
Miami, which began in December 2012.
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ABOUT GOL LINHAS AEREAS INTELIGENTES S.A.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the
largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 900
daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, Caribbean
and the United States.
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