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20 November 2018

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 11.4% in October 2018

Moscow, 20 November 2018 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for October and 10M 2018[1].

10M 2018 Operating Highlights

In 10M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 47.0 million passengers, up 10.3% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 29.9 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.0%. Group and Company RPKs increased by 9.1% and 6.2% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.9% year-on-year for the Group and by 7.6% year-on-year for the Company. The passenger load factor increased by 0.2 p.p. year-on-year to 83.7% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 1.0 p.p. to 81.6% for Aeroflot airline.

October 2018 Operating Highlights

In October 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 4.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.4%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.1 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.0%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 9.2% and 5.2% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.3% for Aeroflot Group and by 5.6% for Aeroflot airline.

On domestic routes, Group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 14.1% and 14.8% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 11.3% year-on-year. Company passengers carried and RPKs increased by 11.6% and 9.1% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 7.5%.

The number of passengers carried on the Group’s international routes increased by 8.3% year-on-year. RPKs grew by 5.5%, while capacity grew by 6.4%. The number of passengers carried by Aeroflot airline on international routes increased by 4.6%. RPKs grew by 3.1%, ASKs by 4.6%.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 82.8%, representing a 0.6 percentage point increase versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines immaterially decreased by 0.3 percentage points year-on-year to 81.1%.

Fleet update

In October 2018, Aeroflot Group added four aircraft: three Boeing 737-800 and one Boeing 777-300. One Airbus A320 was phased-out. As of 31 October 2018, the Group fleet had 364 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline added two Boeing 737-800 aircraft as well as phased-out one Airbus A320 aircraft. As of 31 October 2018, the Company fleet had 251 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 31.10.2018 

 

October 2018

10M 2018

Aeroflot Group

+3

+38

364

Aeroflot airline

+1

+27

251

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

October 2018

October 2017

Change

 10M 2018

10M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

4,791.7

4,301.4

     11.4%

47,040.6

42,641.1

     10.3%

- international

2,162.5

1,997.2

      8.3%

20,921.5

19,217.8

      8.9%

- domestic

2,629.2

2,304.2

     14.1%

26,119.1

23,423.2

     11.5%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

12,303.6

11,270.8

9.2%

120,731.7

110,652.4

9.1%

- international

7,174.0

6,802.8

      5.5%

69,899.3

65,210.3

      7.2%

- domestic

5,129.6

4,468.2

     14.8%

50,832.4

45,442.2

     11.9%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

14,854.7

13,712.4

       8.3%

144,247.2

132,466.0

       8.9%

- international

8,863.2

8,329.9

      6.4%

85,043.1

78,149.7

      8.8%

- domestic

5,991.4

5,382.5

     11.3%

59,204.2

54,316.4

      9.0%

Passenger load factor, %

82.8%

82.2%

    0.6 p.p.

83.7%

83.5%

    0.2 p.p.

- international

80.9%

81.7%

  (0.7 p.p.)

82.2%

83.4%

   (1.2 p.p.)

- domestic

85.6%

83.0%

    2.6 п.п.

85.9%

83.7%

    2.2 p.p.

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

29,342.1

27,214.0

       7.8%

247,958.6

218,716.7

     13.4%

- international

16,911.8

15,200.8

     11.3%

138,238.4

121,915.8

     13.4%

- domestic

12,430.3

12,013.2

      3.5%

109,720.2

96,800.8

     13.3%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

126.4

120.0

       5.3%

1,063.7

992.3

       7.2%

- international

78.6

73.0

      7.6%

649.1

603.0

      7.6%

- domestic

47.9

46.9

      2.0%

414.7

389.3

      6.5%

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,233.8

1,134.4

       8.8%

11,929.6

10,951.0

       8.9%

- international

724.2

685.3

      5.7%

6,940.0

6,471.9

      7.2%

- domestic

509.5

449.1

     13.5%

4,989.6

4,479.1

     11.4%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,753.2

1,627.7

       7.7%

17,036.8

15,903.9

       7.1%

- international

1,047.6

982.4

      6.6%

10,033.3

9,355.6

      7.2%

- domestic

705.6

645.2

      9.4%

7,003.5

6,548.3

      7.0%

Revenue load factor, %

70.4%

69.7%

    0.7 p.p.

70.0%

68.9%

    1.2 p.p.

- international

69.1%

69.8%

  (0.6 p.p.)

69.2%

69.2%

        -

- domestic

72.2%

69.6%

     2.6 p.p.

71.2%

68.4%

    2.8 p.p.

Revenue flights

36,092

32,292

     11.8%

341,822

309,071

     10.6%

- international

15,420

13,778

     11.9%

143,778

128,510

     11.9%

- domestic

20,672

18,514

     11.7%

198,044

180,561

      9.7%

Flight hours

98,393

88,980

     10.6%

932,170

845,285

     10.3%

 

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

October 2018

October 2017

Change

 10M 2018

10M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,144.6

2,912.5

       8.0%

29,914.8

27,701.9

       8.0%

- international

1,574.0

1,505.2

      4.6%

15,261.7

14,462.2

      5.5%

- domestic

1,570.7

1,407.3

     11.6%

14,653.1

13,239.7

     10.7%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

8,590.1

8,166.6

5.2%

82,115.1

77,339.3

6.2%

- international

5,468.4

5,305.9

      3.1%

53,426.7

50,926.1

      4.9%

- domestic

3,121.7

2,860.7

      9.1%

28,688.5

26,413.2

      8.6%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,589.4

10,029.2

       5.6%

100,677.2

93,585.3

       7.6%

- international

6,911.9

6,606.9

      4.6%

66,966.0

62,394.9

      7.3%

- domestic

3,677.5

3,422.3

      7.5%

33,711.3

31,190.4

      8.1%

Passenger load factor, %

81.1%

81.4%

 (0.3 p.p.)

81.6%

82.6%

    (1.0 p.p.)

- international

79.1%

80.3%

(1.2 p.p.)

79.8%

81.6%

    (1.8 p.p.)

- domestic

84.9%

83.6%

   1.3 p.p.

85.1%

84.7%

       0.4 p.p.

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

22,321.9

22,019.0

       1.4%

182,417.8

183,860.7

      (0.8%)

- international

15,005.9

14,415.9

      4.1%

123,046.2

119,217.8

      3.2%

- domestic

7,316.0

7,603.1

     (3.8%)

59,371.6

64,642.9

     (8.2%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

104.7

102.8

       1.8%

859.5

854.3

       0.6%

- international

73.3

70.7

      3.7%

608.5

591.8

      2.8%

- domestic

31.4

32.1

     (2.2%)

251.0

262.5

     (4.4%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

877.8

837.8

       4.8%

8,249.8

7,814.8

       5.6%

- international

565.4

548.2

      3.1%

5,416.9

5,175.1

      4.7%

- domestic

312.4

289.6

      7.9%

2,832.9

2,639.7

      7,3%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,278.0

1,211.3

       5.5%

12,103.0

11,427.0

       5.9%

- international

840.9

798.7

      5.3%

8,094.3

7,651.2

      5.8%

- domestic

437.2

412.6

      6.0%

4,008.7

3,775.8

      6.2%

Revenue load factor, %

68.7%

69.2%

 (0.5 p.p.)

68.2%

68.4%

    (0.2 p.p.)

- international

67.2%

68.6%

 (1.4 p.p.)

66.9%

67.6%

    (0.7 p.p.)

- domestic

71.5%

70.2%

   1.3 p.p.

70.7%

69.9%

       0.8 p.p.

Revenue flights

24,244

21,844

     11.0%

224,895

202,533

     11.0%

- international

11,728

10,709

      9.5%

110,691

100,453

     10.2%

- domestic

12,516

11,135

     12.4%

114,204

102,080

     11.9%

Flight hours

68,484

62,966

       8.8%

640,487

583,631

       9.7%

               

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[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.