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Grupo Aeromexico Reports 8.7 Percent Increase in Demand for August 2013

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for August 2013.

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Grupo Aeromexico's demand in August 2013 increased 8.7% year-on-year; the most significant monthly increase reported since February 2012. The total number of passengers transported increased by 7.5% year-on-year, reaching a total of one million 389 thousand passengers during August 2013. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased 3.3% year-on-year. The August load factor was therefore 79.4%; a four percentage point increase, year-on-year.

Year to date, Aeromexico has reached 90.1% on-time departure; a 12 percentage point improvement, year-on-year.


August


YTD August


2013

2012

Var


2013

2012

Var

RPK's (itinerary + charter, millions)








Domestic

872

828

5.3%


6,123

6,333

-3.3%

International

1,378

1,242

11.0%


9,944

9,315

6.8%

Total

2,250

2,070

8.7%


16,067

15,649

2.7%









ASK's (itinerary + charter, millions)








Domestic

1,129

1,141

-1.1%


8,405

8,546

-1.6%

International

1,716

1,612

6.5%


12,553

11,702

7.3%

Total

2,845

2,753

3.3%


20,959

20,248

3.5%









Load Factor (itinerary, %)



p.p.




p.p.

Domestic 

77.7

72.8

4.9


73.0

74.2

-1.1

International

80.5

77.2

3.3


79.5

79.9

-0.4

Total

79.4

75.4

4.0


76.9

77.4

-0.6









Passengers (itinerary + charter,
thousands)








Domestic

986

929

6.1%


7,024

7,219

-2.7%

International

404

363

11.0%


2,917

2,681

8.8%

Total

1,389

1,293

7.5%


9,940

9,900

0.4%









Performance (%)



p.p.




p.p.

On-time Departure within 15 min

87.8

74.4

13.4


90.1

78.1

12.0

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. 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, 18 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 145, 170, 175 and 190 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 AEROMEXICO



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