Aeromexico reports 1.704m in October 2019 passenger traffic

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AEROMEX) has reported it transported 1.704m passengers in October 2019, compared to 1.797m in October 2018, a decrease of (5.2)%, the company said.

Demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs), were 3.331m in October 2019, a (7.1)% decrease over October 2018´s RPKs of 3.584m.

Aeromexico´s capacity, measured in available seat kilometers (ASKs), decreased by (7.2)%
from 4.408m in October 2018 to 4.890m in October 2019.

Aeromexico´s October load factor was 81.5%, a 0.2 p.p. increase versus October 2018 load factor of 81.3%.

During October 2019, Aeromexico´s planned fleet included thirteen 737 MAX aircraft. The 737 MAX was grounded during March 2019.

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 85 cities on three continents, including 43 destinations in Mexico, 18 in the United States, 16 in Latin America, 4 in Canada, 5 in Europe and 3 in Asia.

The Group´s operating fleet of 121 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787 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 up to 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX B737 jet airliners and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.