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Grupo Aeromexico Transported One Million 239 Thousand Passengers in October

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest intercontinental airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for October.

In October 2011, Grupo Aeromexico transported one million 239 thousand passengers; the highest number for the month of October in the Company's history. This represents a 2% increase compared to the prior year, despite the significant increase in passengers transported in October 2010. International passenger traffic grew 32% in October 2011, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 6% year over year. During the first ten months of the year, Grupo Aeromexico transported a total of 11 million 804 thousand passengers; a 24% increase over the number registered for the same period in 2010.

Demand in October, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), grew 9% year over year. Capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), registered a 15% increase. The load factor for October was 78.3%. The cumulative load factor for the first ten months of the year was 78.5%.










October


YTD October


2011

2010

Chg %


2011

2010

Chg %

RPK's Itinerary + Charter (Millions)








Domestic

769

829

-7%


7,497

6,625

13%

International

1,203

975

23%


11,161

8,374

33%

Total

1,972

1,803

9%


18,659

14,998

24%









ASK's  Itinerary + Charter (Millions)








Domestic

1,000

1,025

-2%


9,806

9,092

8%

International

1,525

1,169

30%


14,074

10,370

36%

Total

2,525

2,193

15%


23,880

19,462

23%









Load Factor (Itinerary)



p.p.




p.p.

Domestic

77.1

81.2

-4.1


76.9

73.2

3.7

International

79.1

83.7

-4.6


79.7

81.4

-1.7

Total

78.3

82.5

-4.2


78.5

77.5

1.0









Passengers  Itinerary + Charter ('000)








Domestic

906

961

-6%


8,679

7,350

18%

International

332

252

32%


3,125

2,174

44%

Total

1,239

1,213

2%


11,804

9,524

24%



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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