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04/11/18 - In March 2018 Avianca Holdings and Its Subsidiaries Carried More than 2,5 Million Passengers

Apr 11, 2018

In March 2018, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,502,997 passengers, a 2.2% decrease over the same period in 2017.

In March, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,502,997 passengers, a decrease of 2.2% compared to March 2017. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 5.2%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 7.9%. The load factor for the month was 81.9%, an Increase of 206 bps compared to the same period of 2017.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In March, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,408,746 travelers, down 6.6% compared to same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 8.7% while passenger traffic (RPKs) decreased 5.8%. The load factor for the month was 81.8%, an increase of 254 bps compared to the same month of 2017.

International markets

In March, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,094,251 passengers on international routes, went up 4.2% compared to same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) increased 8.7%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 11.3%. The load factor for the month was 81.9%, an increase of 193 bps when compared to March 2017.

Operational Statistics

Mar-18

Mar-17

ΔYOY

YTD 2018

YTD 2017

Δ YOY

Avianca Holdings (Cons.)

           

PAX (K)1

2,503

2,559

-2.2%

7,421

7,521

-1.3%

ASK (mm)2

4,395

4,178

5.2%

12,734

12,180

4.5%

RPK (mm)3

3,599

3,336

7.9%

10,647

9,972

6.8%

Load Factor4

81.9%

79.8%

2.1pp

83.6%

81.9%

1.7pp

Domestic Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,409

1,509

-6.6%

4,213

4,388

-4.0%

ASK (mm)2

776

850

-8.7%

2,277

2,460

-7.4%

RPK (mm)3

635

674

-5.8%

1,909

1,975

-3.3%

Load Factor4

81.8%

79.2%

2.5pp

83.8%

80.3%

3.6pp

International Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,094

1,050

4.2%

3,208

3,133

2.4%

ASK (mm)2

3,618

3,328

8.7%

10,457

9,720

7.6%

RPK (mm)3

2,964

2,662

11.3%

8,739

7,997

9.3%

Load Factor4

81.9%

80.0%

1.9pp

83.6%

82.3%

1.3pp

1PAX: Passengers carried

2ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers

3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers

4Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

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,

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