Azul reports September traffic

Azul reports September traffic 1

Azul S.A., the largest airline in Brazil by number of destinations and departures, announces today its preliminary traffic results for September 2017.

Passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 15.0% compared to September 2016 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 10.3%. As a result, load factor was 83.2%, 3.4 percentage points higher than in the same period last year.

Year-to-date load factor increased 2.5 percentage points over last year, reaching 81.8%. Domestic load factor was 80.0% and international was 90.2%.

Sep-17 Sep-16 % ∆ YTD 2017 YTD 2016 % ∆
Total

RPK (million) 1.679 1.460 15,0% 15.379 13.462 14,2%
ASK (million) 2.017 1.829 10,3% 18.794 16.966 10,8%
Load factor 83,2% 79,8% +3,4 p.p. 81,8% 79,3% +2,5 p.p.

Domestic

RPK (million) 1.321 1.208 9,3% 12.316 11.305 8,9%
ASK (million) 1.615 1.552 4,1% 15.397 14.447 6,6%
Load factor 81,8% 77,9% +3,9 p.p. 80,0% 78,3% +1,7 p.p.

International

RPK (million) 358 251 42,4% 3.062 2.157 42,0%
ASK (million) 402 278 44,9% 3.397 2.519 34,8%
Load factor 89,1% 90,6% -1,5 p.p. 90,2% 85,6% +4,6 p.p.

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