GOL discloses traffic figures for March 2018

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), has announced preliminary air traffic figures for the month of March, 2018, the company said.

Comparisons refer to the same period of 2017.

GOL´s load factor was 78.5% in March 2018, 1.2 p.p up over the same period of 2017, due to a growth in demand of 0.7% in the period. The total volume of departures decreased by 3.6% and the number of seats reduced 3.4% in March, with a decrease in supply of 0.9%.

In the domestic market, GOL´s load factor was 78.5%, up 1.6 p.p in comparison to the same month of the previous year. The volume of departures and number of seats decreased by 4.6% and 4.3%, respectively over March 2017. Domestic supply decreased by 3.0% in March over the same period the year before, while demand reduced by 0.9%.

In the international market, GOL´s load factor was 78.4%, a decrease of 2.1 p.p. in relation to March 2017. GOL´s international supply and demand rose by 15.9% and 12.9%, respectively.

Brazil´s largest airline group. GOL is Brazil´s largest airline, carrying 33 million passengers annually on more than 700 daily flights to 66 destinations, 55 in Brazil and 11 in South America and the Caribbean, on a fleet of 120 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 120 Boeing 737 MAX on order.