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12/8/17 - In November 2017 Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried more than 2,2 million passengers

Dec 08, 2017

In November 2017, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,167,647 passengers, a 13.0% decrease over the same period in 2016

In November, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,167,647 passengers, an decrease of 13.0% compared to November 2016. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), decreased 9.3%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), decreased 7.5%. The load factor for the month was 85.4%, an increase of 166 bps compared to the same period of 2016.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In November, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,198,937 travelers, down 18.4% compared to November 2016. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 20.7% while passenger traffic (RPKs) decreased 16.8%. The load factor for the month was 88.1%, an increase of 414 bps compared to the same period of 2016.

International markets
In November, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 968,710 passengers on international routes, down 5.2% compared to November 2016. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 6.4%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) decreased 5.1%. The load factor for the month was 84.8%, an increase of 114 bps when compared to the same period of 2016.
 

Operational Statistics

nov-17

nov-16

Δ YOY

YTD 2017

YTD 2016

Δ YOY

Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)

           

PAX (K)1

2,168

2,490

-13.0%

26,921

26,851

0.3%

ASK (mm)2

3,541

3,903

-9.3%

44,093

42,923

2.7%

RPK (mm)3

3,023

3,268

-7.5%

36,664

34,697

5.7%

Load Factor4

85.4%

83.7%

1.7pp

83.2%

80.8%

2.3pp

Domestic Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,199

1,468

-18.4%

15,441

16,104

-4.1%

ASK (mm)2

617

779

-20.7%

8,337

9,053

-7.9%

RPK (mm)3

544

653

-16.8%

6,899

7,169

-3.8%

Load Factor4

88.1%

83.9%

4.1pp

82.8%

79.2%

3.6pp

International Market

           

PAX (K)1

969

1,022

-5.2%

11,480

10,746

6.8%

ASK (mm)2

2,924

3,125

-6.4%

35,756

33,869

5.6%

RPK (mm)3

2,480

2,614

-5.1%

29,765

27,528

8.1%

Load Factor4

84.8%

83.7%

1.1pp

83.2%

81.3%

2pp

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 Holdings S.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 May 1, 2017, Avianca Holdings S.A. (“Avianca”) filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016 (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 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. 

Press information:
Communications Directorate
Gilma Úsuga | +571 587 77 00 ext: 1670 and 1711 | gilma.usuga@avianca.com; janeth.benitez@avianca.com

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