October 23, 2012 Moscow
JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for September and 9 months of 2012.
In September 2012 passenger traffic increased by 26.3% against the same period in 2011 and totaled 1,722.1 ths passengers. The highest growth was registered in international passenger traffic which rose by 30.1% (+251.1 ths passengers) hitting 1,085.5 ths passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic lines was 636.6 ths which is 20.4% more (+107.7 ths passengers) against September 2011.
Passenger turnover of the company went up by 23.4% against the same period in 2011 and reached 4,904 mln passenger-kilometers. The highest growth was registered in international passenger turnover which totaled 3,426 mln passenger-kilometers which is 29.4% more compared to the same period of 2011. The domestic passenger turnover increased by 11.4% against September 2011 and amounted to 1,478 mln passenger-kilometers.
Seat load factor in September 2012 reached 83.4%, revenue load factor totaled 67.5%.
Aeroflot cargo-mail tonnage totaled 17,577 tonne which is 28.5% more compared to September 2011.
The results for first 9 months of 2012 show that the number of carried passengers increased by 26.1% (+2,752 ths passengers) to become 13,292 ths passengers. Passenger turnover of Aeroflot was 37,771 mln passenger-kilometers, which represents 19.7% (+6,219 mln pkm) increase compared with the results for 9 months of 2011. The seat load factor totaled 78.5%.
Aeroflot is Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance. Its consolidated route network covers 983 destinations in 178 countries. In 2011 Aeroflot carried over 14 million passengers. In 2011 SkyTrax put Aeroflot into the top 3 of the ‘most dynamically developing airlines of the world’ and honoured Aeroflot with a prestigious international SkyTrax World Airline Award as ‘the best airline in Eastern Europe’. In 2010 Air Transport World magazine put Aeroflot at the top 25 world airlines for ‘operational profit’ and ‘net profit’ results. Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA Registry, and has been consistently re-attested. Aeroflot has successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. The company’s Quality Management System is certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2008. Aeroflot– General Partner of Sochi 2014 Olympics and Paralympics. Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 120 aircraft. Aeroflot is based at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. Find more at www.aeroflot.ru.