GOL: In April, the domestic load factor reaches 79.8%, an increase of 3.0 p.p. compared to 2014

May 20, 2015, 18:48 ET from GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.

SAO PAULO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary air traffic figures for April 2015. Comparisons refer to April 2014 and 4M14.

GOL highlights

  • The domestic load factor in April was 79.8%, up 3.0 p.p. year-over-year. For the first four months of 2015, the rate recorded 79.1%, an increase of 2.3 p.p. and in the last 12 months (LTM), the rate was 78.5%, which represents an increase of 4.9 p.p., both compared to the same periods in 2014.
  • Domestic demand in April increased by 4.3% year-over-year. From January to April 2015 and in the LTM, domestic demand raise 4.8% and 5.4% respectively, compared to the same periods in 2014. 
  • The domestic capacity increased by 0.4% in April and 1.7% in 2015. In the LTM, supply dropped 1.1% compared to the same period of 2014. Although the domestic capacity has increased from January to April, GOL reaffirms its zero growth projection for 2015.
  • International demand in April grew by 3.8%, leading to a load factor of 70.2%, representing a decline of 0.2 p.p. versus April 2014. For the year, demand increased 16.6% and in the LTM, the expansion was 23.4% compared to the same periods in 2014.
  • The number of passengers transported registered 3.3 million in April 2015 and 13.4 million in the year. In the LTM, the Company transported 40.1 million passengers.

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GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 910 daily flights to 72 destinations, 16 of which international in South America, the Caribbean and the United States. 

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