Aeromexico Reports September Operating Results
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 2.489 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 9.8% from 2.266 billion RPKs in the same month last year. In domestic traffic, the carrier saw a 4.6% increase to 833 million RPKs from last year’s 796 million RPKs, while the airline experienced a 12.7% increase in international operations, with 1.656 billion RPKs as compared to 1.47 billion RPKs in September 2014.
The carrier had a total capacity of 3.221 billion available seat kilometers, or ASKs, a 10.9% increase from 2.903 billion ASKs in September of last year. The airline’s domestic capacity was 1.136 billion RPKs, which represented a 4.9% increase over last year’s 1.084 billion. Internationally, Aeromexico saw a 14.6% rise, up from last year’s 1.82 billion RPKs to this year’s 2.085 billion.
The airline’s total load factor for September decreased by approximately 0.9 percentage points, down to 77.4% from last year’s 78.4%. Aeromexico had a 73.4% domestic load factor, which was 0.2 percentage points lower than last year’s 73.6%, while the carrier’s international load factor was 79.6%, down 1.6 percentage points from 81.3% in September of 2014.
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