Aeromexico January 2018 traffic results show passenger increase YoY

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. (“Aeromexico”) (BMV: AEROMEX) has reported January 2018 operational results, the company said.

Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 807 thousand passengers in January; a 10.3% year-on-year increase. International passenger numbers increased by 19.1%, while domestic passenger numbers increased by 5.3%.
Demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), increased by 19.7%, year-on-year. Aeromexico´s capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased by 16.5% year-on-year.

Aeromexico´s January load factor was 80.5%, an increase of 2.1 p.p. compared to January 2017.

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, Mexico´s global airline, operates more than 600 daily flights and its main hub is in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 90 cities on three continents, including 45 destinations in Mexico, 20 in the United States, 15 in Latin America, 4 in Canada, 4 in Europe, and 3 in Asia.

The Group´s operating fleet of more than 130 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 170 and 190 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX B737 jet airliners and 10 B787-9 Dreamliner´s.