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20 July 2018

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 11.4% in June 2018

Moscow, 20 July 2018 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for June and 6M 2018[1].

6M 2018 Operating Highlights

In 6M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 24.9 million passengers, up 8.2% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 16.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 6.4%. Group and Company RPKs increased by 7.7% and 5.0% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.5% year-on-year for the Group and by 8.1% year-on-year for the Company. The passenger load factor decreased by 0.6 p.p. year-on-year to 80.0% for Aeroflot Group and by 2.3 p.p. to 78.0% for Aeroflot airline.

June 2018 Operating Highlights

In June 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 5.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.4%, underlining the continuation of the trend of accelerating traffic growth. Aeroflot airline carried 3.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 9.6%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 9.4% and 7.2% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 9.5% for Aeroflot Group and by 9.0% for Aeroflot airline.

On domestic routes, Group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 11.5% and 9.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 9.2% year-on-year. Company passengers carried and RPKs increased by 11.3% and 7.4% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 9.8%.

In June 2018, the number of passengers carried on the Group’s international routes increased by 11.2% year-on-year. RPKs grew by 9.2%, while capacity grew by 9.8%. The number of passengers carried by Aeroflot airline on international routes increased by 8.0%. RPKs grew by 7.1%, ASKs by 8.5%.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 85.5%, representing a 0.1 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines declined by 1.4 percentage points year-on-year to 83.7%. The load factor declined less than was the case in previous months, supported by Russia’s hosting of the World Cup during the reporting period.

Fleet update

In June 2018, Aeroflot Group added nine aircraft: two Boeing 777-300ER, two Airbus А320, two Boeing 737-800 and three SSJ100. One Airbus A320 was phased out. As of 30 June 2018, the Group fleet had 350 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline added seven aircraft: one Boeing 777-300ER, two Airbus А320, one Boeing 737-800 и three SSJ100. Two Airbus A320 were phased out. As of 30 June 2018, the Company fleet had 241 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 30.06.2018 

 

June 2018

6M 2018

Aeroflot Group

+8

+24

350

Aeroflot airline

+5

+17

241

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

June 2018

June 2017

Change

 6M 2018

6M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

5,243.2

4,706.7

11.4%

24,855.8

22,962.0

8.2%

- international

2,359.7

2,121.6

11.2%

11,059.3

10,245.4

7.9%

- domestic

2,883.5

2,585.1

11.5%

13,796.5

12,716.6

8.5%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mln

13,238.0

12,103.0

9.4%

63,986.6

59,392.1

7.7%

- international

7,589.2

6,952.7

9.2%

37,932.2

35,523.3

6.8%

- domestic

5,648.8

5,150.4

9.7%

26,054.4

23,868.8

9.2%

Available Seat Kilometres, mln

15,485.4

14,135.6

9.5%

79,981.6

73,718.9

8.5%

- international

8,969.4

8,166.0

9.8%

47,961.1

43,741.5

9.6%

- domestic

6,516.0

5,969.6

9.2%

32,020.5

29,977.5

6.8%

Passenger load factor, %

85.5%

85.6%

(0.1 p.p.)

80.0%

80.6%

(0.6 p.p.)

- international

84.6%

85.1%

(0.5 p.p.)

79.1%

81.2%

(2.1 p.p.)

- domestic

86.7%

86.3%

0.4 p.p.

81.4%

79.6%

1.7 p.p.

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

24,735.3

21,742.0

13.8%

135,351.0

122,357.2

10.6%

- international

13,165.9

11,715.3

12.4%

76,295.8

68,900.5

10.7%

- domestic

11,569.4

10,026.8

15.4%

59,055.2

53,456.7

10.5%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mln

104.2

98.3

6.0%

581.1

554.1

4.9%

- international

60.9

57.5

5.9%

361.5

341.4

5.9%

- domestic

43.3

40.9

5.9%

219.6

212.7

3.2%

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mln

1,295.7

1,187.7

9.1%

6,339.9

5,899.4

7.5%

- international

744.0

683.2

8.9%

3,775.4

3,538.5

6.7%

- domestic

551.7

504.4

9.4%

2,564.5

2,361.0

8.6%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mln

1,829.6

1,678.9

9.0%

9,441.0

8,903.6

6.0%

- international

1,051.0

958.6

9.6%

5,675.1

5,288.7

7.3%

- domestic

778.6

720.3

8.1%

3,765.9

3,614.9

4.2%

Revenue load factor, %

70.8%

70.7%

0.1 p.p.

67.2%

66.3%

0.9 p.p.

- international

70.8%

71.3%

(0.5 p.p.)

66.5%

66.9%

(0.4 p.p.)

- domestic

70.9%

70.0%

0.8 p.p.

68.1%

65.3%

2.8 p.p.

Revenue flights

35,939

32,357

11.1%

191,013

174,858

9.2%

- international

15,081

13,566

11.2%

79,939

72,285

10.6%

- domestic

20,858

18,791

11.0%

111,074

102,573

8.3%

Flight hours for fleet

97,585

88,818

9.9%

521,923

477,239

9.4%

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

June 2018

June 2017

Change

 6M 2018

6M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,199.4

2,918.7

9.6%

16,223.0

15,245.6

6.4%

- international

1,614.2

1,494.5

8.0%

8,351.3

8,006.9

4.3%

- domestic

1,585.2

1,424.2

11.3%

7,871.7

7,238.7

8.7%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mln

8,555.1

7,978.2

7.2%

44,926.4

42,800.9

5.0%

- international

5,503.7

5,136.6

7.1%

29,751.6

28,565.1

4.2%

- domestic

3,051.4

2,841.6

7.4%

15,174.8

14,235.8

6.6%

Available Seat Kilometres, mln

10,217.1

9,375.4

9.0%

57,624.8

53,289.2

8.1%

- international

6,695.6

6,168.7

8.5%

38,817.9

35,891.2

8.2%

- domestic

3,521.5

3,206.7

9.8%

18,806.9

17,398.0

8.1%

Passenger load factor, %

83.7%

85.1%

(1.4 p.p.)

78.0%

80.3%

(2.3 p.p.)

- international

82.2%

83.3%

(1.1 p.p.)

76.6%

79.6%

(3.0 p.p.)

- domestic

86.7%

88.6%

(1.9 p.p.)

80.7%

81.8%

(1.1 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

17,223.9

17,946.4

(4.0%)

101,549.9

104,195.6

(2.5%)

- international

11,424.3

11,503.9

(0.7%)

68,722.3

67,699.0

1.5%

- domestic

5,799.7

6,442.5

(10.0%)

32,827.5

36,496.6

(10.1%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mln

80.6

82.2

(1.9%)

478.7

483.2

(0.9%)

- international

56.2

56.5

(0.5%)

340.2

336.0

1.2%

- domestic

24.4

25.8

(5.2%)

138.5

147.2

(5.9%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mln

850.6

800.3

6.3%

4,522.0

4,335.3

4.3%

- international

551.5

518.8

6.3%

3,017.8

2,906.8

3.8%

- domestic

299.0

281.5

6.2%

1,504.2

1,428.5

5.3%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mln

1,230.3

1,132.7

8.6%

6,920.2

6,536.9

5.9%

- international

807.4

744.1

8.5%

4,692.5

4,434.0

5.8%

- domestic

422.9

388.6

8.8%

2,227.8

2,102.9

5.9%

Revenue load factor, %

69.1%

70.7%

(1.6 p.p.)

65.3%

66.3%

(1.0 p.p.)

- international

68.3%

69.7%

(1.4 p.p.)

64.3%

65.6%

(1.3 p.p.)

- domestic

70.7%

72.4%

(1.7 p.p.)

67.5%

67.9%

(0.4 p.p.)

Revenue flights

22,924

20,482

11.9%

127,381

115,745

10.1%

- international

11,069

10,129

9.3%

63,017

57,905

8.8%

- domestic

11,855

10,353

14.5%

64,364

57,840

11.3%

Flight hours for fleet

64,341

58,654

9.7%

365,411

334,934

9.1%

Investor enquiries:

Aeroflot Investor Relations

+7 (495) 258-06-86

ir@aeroflot.ru

Media enquiries:

Aeroflot Press Service

+7 (495) 752-90-71

+7 (499) 500-73-87

+7 (495) 753-86-39

presscentr@aeroflot.ru

 

 


[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.