Grupo Aeromexico Reports 10.5 Percent Passenger Increase for October 2013

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for October 2013.

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Grupo Aeromexico's total number of passengers transported in the month of October increased by 10.5% year-on-year, reaching a total of one million 382 passengers. The number of passengers transported within the domestic market increased 7.8%, while the number of passengers transported within the international market increased 18.1%. Demand in October 2013 increased 11.6% year-on-year; the most significant monthly increase reported since September 2011. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased 10.7% year-on-year. The October load factor was therefore 76.3%; a 0.7 percent increase, year-on-year.

Aeromexico has reached 89.2% on-time departure, year to date; a 10.5 percentage point year-on-year improvement.










October


YTD October

2013

2012

Var


2013

2012

Var

RPK'S (itinerary + charter, millions)








Domestic

870

796

9.30%


7,775

7,847

-0.90%

International

1,332

1,178

13.%


12,493

11,614

7.60%

Total

2,202

1,974

11.60%


20,269

19,461

4.10%









ASK'S (itinerary + charter, millions)








Domestic

1,171

1,141

2.60%


10,622

10,777

-1.40%

International

1,729

1,479

16.80%


15,906

14,465

8.60%

Total

2,899

2,620

10.70%


26,528

25,422

4.40%









Load Factor (itinerary, %)



p.p




p.p

Domestic

74.4

70.2

4.2%


73.4

72.9

0.4%

International

77.6

79.7

-2.1%


78.8

79.5

-0.7%

Total

76.3

75.6

0.7%


76.6

76.7

-0.1%









Passengers (itinerary + charter, Thousands)








Domestic

999

927

7.8%


8,940

8,975

-0.4%

International

383

324

18.1%


3,641

3,313

9.9%

Total

1,382

1,251

10.5%


12,581

12,289

2.4%









Punctuality (%)



p.p




p.p

On time Departure within 15 min.

86.3

82.4

3.9%


89.2

78.7

10.5%

















The information included within this report has not been audited and does not provide information on the Company's future performance. Aeromexico's future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period's performance or its year-over-year comparison will be an indicator of similar future performance.

Glossary:

"RPKs" Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger transported one kilometer. This includes itinerary and charter flights. The total RPKs equals the number of revenue-passengers transported multiplied by the total distance flown.

 "ASKs" Available Seat Kilometers represent the number of available seats multiplied by the distance flown. This metric is an indicator of the airline's capacity. It equals one seat offered for one kilometer, whether or not the seat is used.

"Load Factor" equals the number of passengers transported as a percentage of the number of seats offered. It is a measure of the airline's capacity utilization. This metric takes into account the total passengers transported and total seats available in itinerary flights.

"Passengers" refers to the total number of passengers transported by the airline.

"On-time Departure performance" is based on the number of Grupo Aeromexico flights departing within 15 minutes of scheduled time.

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., the largest airline in Mexico, is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. The Group operates more than 600 daily flights from its main hub in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents, including 47 destinations in Mexico, 17 in the United States, 11 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

The Group's current fleet includes Boeing 787, 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 models. In 2012, Aeromexico announced the most important investment plan in aviation history in Mexico with its intention to buy 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 737 MAX jet airliners and ten 787-9 Dreamliners.

As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 19 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 530 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its code share partner flights with Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM for extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

www.aeromexico.com, www.skyteam.com

Contact:
Hector Enrique Aburto Perez
+52 (55) 9132 4551
haburto@aeromexico.com.mx

SOURCE Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V.



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