Avianca Holdings carried 23 millon passengers

In May 2016, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,379,688 passengers, a 1.7% increase over the same period in 2015 

 

In May, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,379,688 passengers, an increase of 1.7% compared to May 2015. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 7.5%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 5.8%. The load factor for the month was 77.4%.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In May, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,439,346 travelers, an increase of 1.6% compared to May 2015. Capacity (ASKs) remained stable, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 1.7%. The load factor for the month was 74.9%.

International markets
In May, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 940,342 passengers on international routes, up 1.9% compared to May 2015, Capacity (ASKs) increased 9.8%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 6.9%. The load factor for the month was 78.1%.

Operational Statistics  may-16  may-15  Δ YOY  YTD 2016  YTD 2015  Δ YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)             
PAX (K)1  2,38  2,339  1.7%  11.745  11,279  4.1% 
ASK (mm)2  3,933  3,657  7.5%   19,206  17,746  8.2%
RPK (mm)3  3,044  2,878  5.8%  14,932  13,936  7.1%
Load Factor4  77,40%  78,70%   -1.3pp  77,70%  78,50%  -0.8 pp
Domestic Market            
PAX (K)1  1,439  1,417  1.6%  7,096  6,806  4.3%
ASK (mm)2  845  845  0.0%  4,138  4,029  2.7% 
RPK (mm)3  633  623  1.7%  3,158  2,989  5.6%
Load Factor4  74,90%  73,70%  1.2pp  76,30%  74,20%  2.1pp
International Market            
PAX (K)1  940  923  1.9%  4,648  4,474  3.9%
ASK (mm)2  3,088  2,812  9.8%  15,067  13,717  9.8%
RPK (mm)3  2,411  2,256  6.9%  11,775  10,947  7.6%
Load Factor4  78,10%  80,20%  -2.1pp  78,10%  79,80%  -1.7pp

1 PAX: Passengers carried
2 ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers
3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers
4 Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

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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,