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01/16/17 - In December 2017 Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried more than 2,5 million passengers

Jan 16, 2018

In December 2017, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,538,891 passengers, a 3.4% decrease over the same period in 2016.

In December 2017, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,538,891 passengers, a decrease of 3.4% compared to December 2016. Capacity, measured in available seat kilometers (“ASKs”), increased 2.1%, while passenger traffic, measured in revenue passenger kilometers (“RPKs”), increased 1.2%. The load factor for the month was 83.1%, a decrease of 69 bps compared to the same period in 2016.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In December 2017, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported a total of 1,440,329 travelers within Colombia, Peru and Ecuador, down 5.1% compared to same period in 2016. Capacity (in ASKs) decreased 3.6%, while passenger traffic (in RPKs) decreased 3.3%. The load factor for the month was 81.8%, an increase of 23 bps compared to the same period in 2016.

International markets

In December 2017, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,098,562 passengers on international routes, down 1.1% compared to same period in 2016. Capacity (in ASKs) increased 3.4%, while passenger traffic (in RPKs) went up 2.3%. The load factor for the month was 83.4%, an decrease of 93 bps compared to the same period in 2016.

 

Operational Statistics

 

Dec-17

 

Dec-16

D

YOY

 

4Q 2017

 

4Q 2016

D

YOY

 

YTD 2017

 

YTD 2016

D

YOY

Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)

 

 

 

PAX (K) 1

2,539

2,629

(3.4)%

6,615

7,666

(13.7)%

29,459

29,480

(0.1)%

ASK (mm) 2

4,308

4,222

2.1%

11,211

12,093

(7.3)%

48,401

47,145

2.7%

RPK (mm) 3

3,579

3,536

1.2%

9,443

10,138

(6.9)%

40,243

38,233

5.3%

Load Factor 4

83.1%

83.8%

(0.7)pp

84.2%

83.8%

0.4pp

83.1%

81.1%

2pp

Domestic Market

 

 

 

PAX (K) 1

1,440

1,519

(5.1)%

3,621

4,502

(19.6)%

16,881

17,623

(4.2)%

ASK (mm) 2

796

826

(3.6)%

1,932

2,429

(20.5)%

9,133

9,879

(7.6)%

RPK (mm) 3

651

674

(3.3)%

1,653

2,000

(17.4)%

7,550

7,842

(3.7)%

Load Factor 4

81.8%

81.6%

0.2pp

85.5%

82.3%

3.2pp

82.7%

79.4%

3.3pp

International Market

 

 

 

PAX (K) 1

1,099

1,111

(1.1)%

2,995

3,164

(5.3)%

12,578

11,857

6.1%

ASK (mm) 2

3,513

3,396

3.4%

9,279

9,663

(4.0)%

39,269

37,265

5.4%

RPK (mm) 3

2,928

2,862

2.3%

7,790

8,138

(4.3)%

32,693

30,391

7.6%

Load Factor 4

83.4%

84.3%

(0.9)pp

84.0%

84.2%

(0.3)pp

83.3%

81.6%

1.7pp

 

  • PAX: Passengers carried
  • ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers
  • RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers
  • Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

For more information, you can contact:

Investor Relations Office

+571 587 77 00 ext. 2474, 1349

ir@avianca.com 

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, Tampa Cargo S.A., 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, Transamérican Airlines S.A.—TACA Perú, incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales S.A.—SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La      Costeña S.A., incorporated in Nicaragua, and Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V.—ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras.

 

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