January 10, 2013 Moscow
JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for November and 11 months of 2012.
In November 2012 passenger traffic increased by 19.7% against the same period in 2011 and totaled 1,413.0 ths passengers. International passenger traffic rose by 29.2% (+194.0 ths passengers) reaching 858.8 ths passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic lines was 554.2 ths which is 7.4% more (+38.4 ths passengers) compared to the result of November 2011.
Seat load factor in November 2012 rose by 2.1 p.p. compared to November 2011 and reached 75.6%. Revenue load factor rose to 63.0%.
Passenger turnover of the company went up by 23.8% against the same period in 2011 and reached 4,137 mln passenger-kilometers. International passenger turnover totaled 2,938 mln passenger-kilometers which is 32.4% more compared to the same period of 2011. The domestic passenger turnover increased by 6.9% against November 2011 and amounted to 1,199 mln passenger-kilometers.
Aeroflot cargo-mail tonnage totaled 18,026 tonne which is 9.8% more compared to November 2011.
The results for first 11 months of 2012 show that the number of carried passengers increased by 25.3% (+3,287 ths passengers) to become 16,263 ths passengers. The seat load factor totaled 78.3%, exceeding the result of the corresponding period of 2011 by 0.3 p.p. Passenger turnover of Aeroflot was 46,393 mln passenger-kilometers, which represents 20.3% (+7,831 mln pkm) increase compared with the results for 11 months of 2011.
The information indicated above refers to JSC “Aeroflot” standalone and does not include the results of the subsidiary airlines.
Established in 1923 with a headquarters in Moscow, Aeroflot is Russia's flagship airline and the largest national air company. Proudly being a member of SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot with its partnering members provides service to 1000 destinations in 187 countries. Aeroflot operates one of the most modern and youngest fleets in Europe counting 128 aircraft formed by Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average airplane age of 5 years. In 2011 Aeroflot carried more than 14.2 million passengers, showing the best result in modern Russia's history. In the same year Aeroflot was honored with a prestigious international Sky Trax World Airline Award as 'The best airline in Eastern Europe'.