Aeromexico Reports 18.8% Passenger Increase for January 2014
- Load factor increased from 74.8% to 80.1%.
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 6, 2014
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V.
("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, reports its
operating statistics for January 2014.
oGrupo Aeromexico transported one million 443 passengers in January; an
18.8% year-on-year increase and the most significant monthly increase for
the Company in the last three years. Domestic passengers increased 16.7%,
while international passengers increased 23.4%.
oDemand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), increased 21.6%
year-on-year. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers
(ASKs), increased 13.6% year-on-year.
oThe January load factor was 80.1%; a 5.3 percent increase, year-on-year.
2014 2013 Var
RPK's (itinerary + charter, millions)
Domestic 862 731 17.9%
International 1,605 1,298 23.6%
Total 2,467 2,029 21.6%
ASK's (itinerary + charter, millions)
Domestic 1,146 1,052 8.9%
International 1,940 1,665 16.5%
Total 3,086 2,718 13.6%
Load Factor (itinerary, %) p.p.
Domestic 75.3 69.5 5.9
International 83.0 78.3 4.7
Total 80.1 74.8 5.3
Passengers (itinerary + charter, thousands)
Domestic 973 834 16.7%
International 469 380 23.4%
Total 1,443 1,215 18.8%
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
About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are
engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger
loyalty programs. Aeromexico, the largest airline in Mexico, operates more
than 600 daily flights from its main hub in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City
International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities
on three continents, including 47 destinations in Mexico, 17 in the United
States, 12 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.
The Group's fleet of more than 115 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777,
767 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 170, 175 and 190
models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment
strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft
including 90 MAX B737 jet airliners and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers
customers 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 19 SkyTeam airline
partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 530 premium
airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its
codeshare partner flights with Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN,
TACA and TAM with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States,
Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru. www.aeromexico.com www.skyteam.com
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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