Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. (Aeromexico) (BMV: AEROMEX) transported 1,680,000 passengers in March; a 6.0% year-on-year increase, the airline said.
International passenger numbers increased by 5.5%, while domestic passenger numbers increased by 6.2%. Demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), increased by 12.1%, year-on-year. Aeromexico´s capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased by 9.7%, year-on-year. The carrier´s March load factor was 79.3%, an increase of 1.5 p.p. compared to March 2016.
Grupo Aeromexico is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, MexicoÂ´s global airline, operates more than 600 daily flights; its main hub is at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents.
The Group´s fleet of more than 130 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 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.
As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 177 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 636 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its codeshare partner flights with Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines and WestJet, with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Colombia and Peru.