May 31, 2013, Moscow. – JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for April and 4 months of 2013.
In April 2013 passenger traffic increased by 18.5% against the same period in 2012 and totaled 1,592.4 ths passengers. International passenger traffic rose by 17.5% (+139.1 ths passengers) reaching 932.9 ths passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic lines was 659.5 ths which is 19.9% more (+109.3 ths passengers) compared to the result of April 2012.
Seat load factor in April 2013 rose by 0.3 p.p. compared to 2012 and reached 77.6%.
Revenue load factor amounted to 64.9% which is 0.2 p.p. higher than the result of April 2012.
Passenger turnover of the company went up by 21.9% against the same period in 2012 and reached 4,599.4 mln passenger-kilometers. International passenger turnover totaled 3,120.1 mln passenger-kilometers which is 19.1% more compared to the same period of 2012. The domestic passenger turnover increased by 28.5% against April 2012 and amounted to 1,479.3 mln passenger-kilometers.
The results for 4 months of 2013 show that the number of carried passengers increased by 19.7% (+972.4 ths passengers) to become 5,915.9 ths passengers. The seat load factor totaled 77.1%, exceeding the result of the corresponding period of 2012 by 2.5 p.p. Passenger turnover of Aeroflot was 17,619.8 mln passenger-kilometers, which represents 22.5% (+3,230.7 mln pkm) increase compared with the results for 4 months of 2012.
The information indicated above refers to JSC “Aeroflot” standalone and does not include the results of the subsidiary airlines.
Celebrating its 90-th anniversary in 2013, 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 137 aircraft formed by Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average airplane age of 5 years. In 2012 Aeroflot carried 17,7 million passengers, continuously showing the best results in modern Russia’s history. In the same year Aeroflot received Readers’ Choice Condé Nast Traveller Award as the best Russian airline. Find more at www.aeroflot.ru.