In November 2016: Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried more than 2.4 million passengers

In November 2016, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,490,270 passengers, a 4.1% increase over the same period in 2015

Bogota, December 22, 2016. In November, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,490,270 passengers, an increase of 4.1% compared to November 2015. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 4.8%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 10.0%. The load factor for the month was 83.7%, an increase of 400 bps compared to the same period of 2015. 

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In November, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,468,416 travelers, an increase of 1.7% compared to November 2015. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 0.1% while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 2.1%. The load factor for the month was 83.9%, an increase of 180 bps compared to the same period of 2015.

International markets

In November, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,021,854 passengers on international routes, up 7.6% compared to November 2015, capacity (ASKs) increased 6.1%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 12.2%. The load factor for the month was 83.7%, an increase of 460 bps when compared to the same period of 2015. 

Operational Statistics nov-16 nov-15 Δ YOY YTD 2016 YTD 2015  Δ YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)  
PAX (K)1  2.490 2.393 4.1% 26.851  25.783 4.1% 
ASK (mm)2  3.903  3.725 4.8% 42.923 40.518 5.9%
RPK (mm)3 3.268 2.970 10.0% 34.697 32.268 7.5% 
Load Factor4  83.7%  79.7%  4.0pp 80.8% 79.6%  1.2pp
Domestic Market    
PAX (K) 1.468  1.444 1.7% 16.104  15.558 3.5%
ASK (mm)2  779  780 -0.1% 9.053  8.902 1.7%
RPK (mm)3 653 640 2.1% 7.169 6.869 4.4%
Load Factor4 83.9% 82.1% 1.8pp 79.2% 77.2% 2.0pp
International Market  
PAX (K)1 1.022  950 7.6% 10.746  10.225  5.1%
ASK (mm)2  3.125 2.945  6.1%  33.869 31.617 7.1% 
RPK (mm)3  2.614 2.330 12.2% 27.528  25.400 8.4%
Load Factor4  83.7% 79.1%  4.6pp 81.3% 80.3% 0.9pp

1PAX: Passengers carried

2ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers

3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers

4Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

The terms "Avianca Holdings" or "the Company" refer to the consolidated entity. The original source-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version, Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the source-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.

About Avianca HoldingsS.A. Avianca Holdings S.A.

(NYSE: AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca (Avianca), Tampa Cargo S.A.S. , incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos S.A. - Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines S.A., incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses S.A., LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Trans Américan Airlines S.A., incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales S.A., SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costeña S.A., incorporated in Nicaragua, Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V., ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras and Aviateca S.A., incorporated in Guatemala.