Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of destinations and departures, has announced its preliminary traffic results for September 2017, the company said.
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%.
Azul (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL) offers 755 daily flights to 104 destinations. With a fleet of 118 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the company has a network of 197 non-stop routes as of September 30, 2017. Among other awards, Azul was named third best airline in the world by TripAdvisor Travelers´ Choice in 2017, best low cost carrier in South America for the seventh consecutive time by Skytrax in 2017, and the world´s most on-time low-cost airline in 2015 by the Official Airline Guide (OAG). For more information visit www.voeazul.com.br/ir.