Azul October traffic up 12.1%

Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities and departures, has announced its preliminary traffic results for October 2017.

Passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 12.1% compared to October 2016 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 7.7%. As a result, load factor was 82.9%, 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 81.9%. Domestic load factor was 80.1% and international was 90.2%.