In July 2016: Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried more than 2.6 million passengers

In July 2016, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,611,161 passengers, a 1.8% increase over the same period in 2015 

Bogotá, August 24, 2016. In July, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,611,161 passengers, an increase of 1.8% compared to July 2015. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 3.3%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 4.9%. The load factor for the month was 85.1%, an increase of 130 bps compared to the same period of 2015. 

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador In July, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,532,371 travelers, an increase of 0.2% compared to July 2015. Capacity (ASKs) increased 0.1% while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 1.2%. The load factor for the month was 82.5%, an increase of 90 bps compared to the same period of 2015.

International markets In July, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,078,790 passengers on international routes, up 4.3% compared to July 2015, Capacity (ASKs) increased 4.2%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 5.9%. The load factor for the month was 85.7%, an increase of 140 bps when compared to the same period of 2015. 

 

Operational Statistics Jul-16 Jul-16 YOY YDT- 2016 YDT - 2015 YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)            
PAX (K)1 2,611 2,565 1,8% 16,816 16,180 3.9%
ASK (mm)2 4,072 3,941 3,3% 27,151 25,270 7,4%
RPK (mm)3 3,464 3,300 4,9% 21,561 20,121 7,2%
Load Factor 4 85.1%  83.8% 1.3pp  79.4%   79.6%  -0.2pp
Domestic Market            
PAX (K)1 1,532  1,530  0.2%  10,135  9,764  3.8%
ASK (mm)2 833  833  0.1%  5,798  5,668  2.3%
RPK (mm)3 688  680  1.2%  4,514  4,300  5.0%
Load Factor 4 82.5% 81.6% 0.9pp  77.9%  75.9%  2.0pp
International Market            
PAX (K)1 1,079  1,034   4.3%  6,681  6,416  4.1%
ASK (mm)2 3,238  3,108 4.2%  21,353  19,602 8.9%
RPK (mm)3 2,776  2,621  5.9%  17,048  15,821  7.8%
Load Factor 4 85.7%  84.3%  1.4pp 
79.8%  80.7% -0.9pp

(1) PAX: Passengers carried
(2) ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers
(3) RPKs: 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,

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