Grupo Aeromexico Reports April 2013 Operating Statistics
MEXICO CITY, May 10, 2013
MEXICO CITY, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V.
("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline of Mexico, reports
operating statistics for April, 2013.
Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 161 thousand passengers in April, which
represents a 0.4% year-on-year increase. International passengers increased by
0.6% and domestic passengers increased by 0.4%.
Demand in April, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), decreased
0.9%, year-on-year. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat
Kilometers (ASKs), increased 4.2% year-on-year. The load factor for April was
During the first four months of 2013, demand, measured in Revenue Passenger
Kilometers (RPKs), increased 0.7% year-on-year. The Company's capacity,
measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased 5.6% year-on-year.
Load factor during the first four months of 2013 was therefore 73.4%.
Year to date, Aeromexico's on-time departure performance reached 90.8%; a 10.7
percentage point improvement, year-on-year.
April YTD April
2013 2012 Var 2013 2012 Var
RPK's (itinerary + charter, millions)
Domestic 715 743 -3.7% 2,791 3,002 -7.0%
International 1,084 1,074 1.0% 4,618 4,352 6.1%
Total 1,799 1,816 -0.9% 7,409 7,354 0.7%
ASK's (itinerary + charter, millions)
Domestic 1,026 999 2.7% 4,028 4,067 -1.0%
International 1,442 1,368 5.4% 6,092 5,513 10.5%
Total 2,468 2,367 4.2% 10,120 9,580 5.6%
Load Factor (itinerary, %) p.p. p.p.
Domestic 69.8 74.4 -4.5 69.4 73.9 -4.5
International 75.7 78.9 -3.3 76.2 79.2 -3.0
Total 73.2 77.0 -3.8 73.4 76.9 -3.5
Passengers (itinerary + charter, thousands)
Domestic 846 842 0.4% 3,251 3,467 -6.3%
International 315 313 0.6% 1,345 1,247 7.8%
Total 1,161 1,156 0.4% 4,595 4,715 -2.5%
Performance (%) p.p. p.p.
On-time Departure within 15 min 91.7 80.6 11.1 90.8 80.1 10.7
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 year-over-year comparison will be an indicator of
similar future performance.
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
o"On-time Departure performance" is based on the number of Grupo Aeromexico
flights departing within 15 minutes of scheduled time.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. Ltd., is a holding company whose subsidiaries are
engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger
loyalty programs. It has a fleet of Boeing 777, 767, 737 and the latest models
of Embraer 145, 170 and 190. As of 2011, an important expansion plan began
that includes the incorporation of 20 new planes and properties over the next
24 months. In 2012, Aeromexico announced that it signed a letter of intent to
purchase 100 Boeing aircraft, 90 Boeing 737 MAX and 10 Boeing 787-9
Dreamliner, making it the largest investment program in Mexican aviation
Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City
International Airport. The Group's airlines operate more than 600 daily
flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and
South America, as well as Europe and Asia.
Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance
comprised of the following 19 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air
Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern,
CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines,
Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM Romanian Air Transport,
Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Air. SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers
a large global network with more destinations and frequencies, and improved
connectivity. Passengers can accrue and redeem miles with the different
partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the convenience provided at 525 airport
lounges worldwide. SkyTeam offers its 552 million annual passengers more than
15,000 daily flights to 1,000 destinations in 187 countries.
SOURCE Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V.
Contact: Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., +52 (55) 9132 4257
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