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01/16/19 - In December 2018 Avianca Holdings and Its Subsidiaries Carried More than 2,7 Million Passengers

Jan 16, 2019

In December 2018, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,688,011 passengers, a 5.9% increase over the same period in 2017.

In December, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*)transported 2,688,011 passengers, a 5.9% increase compared to December 2017. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 10.9%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 9.7%. The load factor for the month was 82.2%, an increase of 87 bps compared to the same period of 2017.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In December, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,500,912 travelers, up 4.2% when compared to the same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) increased 4.7% while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 4.2%. The load factor for the month was 81.5%, an increase of 37 bps compared to the same month of 2017.

International markets

In December, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,187,099 passengers on international routes, up 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2017. Capacity (ASKs) increased 12.3%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 11.0%. The load factor for the month was 82.4%, a decrease of 99 bps when compared to December 2017.

Operational Statistics

Dec-18

Dec-17

ΔYOY

YTD 2018

YTD 2017

Δ YOY

Avianca Holdings (Cons.)

           

PAX (K)1

2,688

2,539

5.9%

30,503

29,459

3.5%

ASK (mm)2

4,778

4,308

10.9%

52,624

48,401

8.7%

RPK (mm)3

3,928

3,579

9.7%

43,730

40,243

8.7%

Load Factor4

82.2%

83.1%

-0.9pp

82.9%

83.1%

0pp

Domestic Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,501

1,440

4.2%

17,381

16,881

3.0%

ASK (mm)2

833

795

4.7%

9,368

9,133

2.6%

RPK (mm)3

678

651

4.2%

7,814

7,550

3.5%

Load Factor4

81.5%

81.8%

-0.4pp

83.4%

82.7%

0.7pp

International Market

           

PAX (K)1

1,187

1,099

8.1%

13,122

12,578

4.3%

ASK (mm)2

3,945

3,513

12.3%

43,255

39,269

10.2%

RPK (mm)3

3,249

2,928

11.0%

35,916

32,693

9.9%

Load Factor4

82.4%

83.4%

-1pp

83.0%

83.3%

-0.2pp

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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