Grupo Aeromexico Transported 14 Million 334 Thousand Passengers in 2011

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for December.

In December Grupo Aeromexico transported one million 296 thousand passengers, which represents 9% growth over December of 2010, even considering the unprecedented increase in December of 2010 due to the sudden consolidation of the national aviation industry.

Grupo Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), registered a 10% year-over-year growth in December, and demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), grew 11%. As a result, the load factor for the month was 78.1%.

The calendar year 2011  ends with a record high figure of 14 million 334 thousand passengers transported, representing a 20% increase over the total passengers transported in 2010. During the year, the number of passengers transported in the domestic market grew 14%, while the number of passengers transported in the international market increased by 42%.

In 2011 demand (RPKs) increased 21%, surpassing the increase in capacity (ASKs) of 20%. The year ends with a load factor of 78.4%, 0.5 p.p. above the load factor of 2010.

  

 

 

 December 

 

 YTD December 

 

 

2011

2010

 Chg% 

 

2011

2010

 Chg % 

 

 RPK's Itinerary + Charter (Millions) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Domestic 

802

816

-2%

 

9,071

8,284

9%

 

 International 

1,276

1,061

20%

 

13,565

10,348

31%

 

 Total 

2,078

1,877

11%

 

22,635

18,632

21%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ASK's  Itinerary + Charter (Millions) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Domestic 

1,044

1,051

-1%

 

11,854

11,192

6%

 

 International 

1,619

1,372

18%

 

17,133

12,876

33%

 

 Total 

2,663

2,423

10%

 

28,987

24,068

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Load Factor (Itinerary) 

 

 

p.p.

 

 

 

p.p.

 

 Domestic 

76.9

78.2

-1.3

 

76.9

74.4

2.5

 

 International 

78.9

78.6

0.4

 

79.5

81.0

-1.5

 

 Total 

78.1

78.4

-0.3

 

78.4

77.9

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Passengers  Itinerary + Charter ('000) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Domestic 

912

900

1%

 

10,495

9,206

14%

 

 International 

385

294

31%

 

3,839

2,711

42%

 

 Total 

1,296

1,195

9%

 

14,334

11,917

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 comparison year-over-year will be an indicator of a similar performance in the future.

Glossary:

  • "RPKs" Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger transported one kilometer. 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.

 

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City International Airport. The Group's airlines operate over 550 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, and Europe and Asia. Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance comprised of 15 airlines.

www.aeromexico.com

 

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



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