Aeromexico Reports Record Number of Passengers for July

By Paul Riegler on 6 August 2018
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IMG_8600 (1)Aeromexico announced operational results for July 2018. The Mexico City-based carrier saw a significant increase in traffic and capacity as well as a small increase in its load factor.

The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 4.17 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 6.3% from 3.9 billion RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported 1.21 million RPKs, a 5.2% increase from last year’s 1.15 million RPKs, while on the international side, it reported 2.96 billion RPKs, a 6.3% increase compared to 2.77 billion RPKs in July 2017.

The carrier reported a total capacity of 4.71 billion available seat kilometers, or ASKs, a 5.9% increase from 4.45 billion ASKs in July of last year.

The airline’s total load factor for July increased by 0.3 percentage points, to 88.3% from the previous July.

In addition, the airline reported it carried a record 2,086,000 passengers in July, a 6.5% year-over-year increase.

On the last day of the month, an Aeromexico regional jet crashed shortly after takeoff from Durango International Airport. All 103 people on board survived.

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