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09/11/18 - In August 2018 Avianca Holdings and Its Subsidiaries Carried More than 2,7 Million Passengers

Sep 11, 2018

In August 2018, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,667,118 passengers, a 0.5% decrease over the same period in 2017.

In August, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,667,118 passengers, a 0.5% decrease compared to August 2017. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 4.0%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 4.6%. The load factor for the month was 84.9%, an increase of 46 bps compared to the same period of 2017.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In August, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,505,870 travelers, down 3.5% when compared to the same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 3.8% while passenger traffic (RPKs) decreased 3.9%. The load factor for the month was 85.3%, an decrease of 15 bps compared to the same month of 2017.

International markets

In August, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,161,248 passengers on international routes, up 3.7% when compared to the same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) increased 5.9%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 6.6%. The load factor for the month was 84.8%, an increase of 61 bps when compared to August 2017.

Operational Statistics

August-18

August-17

ΔYOY

YTD 2018

YTD 2017

Δ YOY

Avianca Holdings (Cons.)

           

PAX (K)1

2,667

2,681

-0.5%

20,118

20,654

-2.6%

ASK (mm)2

4,484

4,310

4.0%

34,614

33,466

3.4%

RPK (mm)3

3,807

3,639

4.6%

28,958

27,705

4.5%

Load Factor4

84.9%

84.4%

0.5pp

83.7%

82.8%

0.9pp

Domestic Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,506

1,561

-3.5%

11,447

12,040

-4.9%

ASK (mm)2

776

850

-3.8%

6,131

6,523

-6.0%

RPK (mm)3

635

674

-3.9%

5,150

5,344

-3.6%

Load Factor4

85.3%

85.5%

-0.1pp

84.0%

81.9%

2.1pp

International Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,161

1,120

3.7%

8,671

8,614

0.7%

ASK (mm)2

3,699

3,494

5.9%

28,483

26,943

5.7%

RPK (mm)3

3,138

2,942

6.6%

23,808

22,361

6.5%

Load Factor4

84.8%

84.2%

0.6pp

83.6%

83.0%

0.6pp

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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