Avianca Holdings carried 2.4 million passengers

In June 2016, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,460,627 passengers, a 5.3% increase over the same period in 2015 Bogotá, July 21, 2016. In June, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,460,627 passengers, an increase of 5.3% compared to June 2015. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 8.1%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 9.8%. The load factor for the month was 81.7%.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In June, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,506,313 travelers, an increase of 5.4% compared to June 2015. Capacity (ASKs) increased 2.5%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 6.0%. The load factor for the month was 80.9%.

International markets
In June, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 953,814 passengers on international routes, up 5.1% compared to June 2015, Capacity (ASKs) increased 9.7%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 10.8%. The load factor for the month was 82.0%.

Operational Statistics Jun-16  Jun-15  Δ YOY 2Q 2016  2Q 2015  Δ YOY  YTD 2016  YTD 2015  Δ YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)                   
PAX (K)1  2,460  2,336  5.3%  7,073  6,936  2.0%  14,205  13,616  4.3%
ASK (mm)2  3,874  3,583  8.1%  11,575   10,780  7.4%  23,079  21,329  8.2%

RPK (mm)3  3,166  2,884  9.8%  9,037  8,488  6.5%  18,098  16,820  7.6% 
Load Factor4  81.7%  80.5%  1.2pp  78.1%  78.7%  -0.6pp  78.4%  78.9%  -0.5pp
Domestic Market                  
PAX (K)1  1,506  1,429  5.4%  4,294  4,227  1.6%  8,603  8,234  4.5% 
ASK (mm)2  826  806  2.5%  2,484  2,460  1.0%  4,965  4,835  2.7%
RPK (mm)3  668  631  6.0%  1,896  1,856  2.1%  3,826  3,620  5.7%
Load Factor4  80.9%  78.2%  2.7pp  76.3%  75.4%  0.9pp  77.1%  74.9%  2.2pp
International Market                  
PAX (K)1  954  908  5.1%  2,780  2,709  2.6%  5,602  5,381  4.1% 
ASK (mm)2  3,047  2,777  9.7%  9,091  8,320  9.3%  18,114  16,494  9.8%
RPK (mm)3  2,497  2,253  10.8%  7,141  6,632  7.7%  14,272  13,200  8.1%
Load Factor4  82.0%  81.1%  0.9pp  78.6%  79.7%  -1.1pp  78.8%  80.0%   -1.2pp

1 PAX: Passengers carried 
2 ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers 
3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers
4 Load 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.

On April 29, 2016, Avianca Holdings S.A. (“Avianca”) filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 (the “Form 20-F”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).

In compliance with the New York Stock Exchange rules, the Form 20-F is available on our website at www.aviancaholdings.com/en/. In addition, all shareholders of Avianca may request, free of charge, a hard copy of Avianca’s complete audited financial statements filed with the SEC. To request a hard copy of Avianca’s audited financial statements or to confirm or clarify this press release, please contact the Investor Relations of Avianca Holdings S.A. whose contact information is as follows:

Investor Relations Office
+571 587 77 00 ext. 1320/1321
ir@avianca.com