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Company News

26 December 2018

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 16.2% in November 2018

Moscow, 26  December 2018 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for November and 11M 2018[1].

11M 2018 Operating Highlights

In 11M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 51.4 million passengers, up 10.8% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 32.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.5%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 9.6% and 6.5% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 9.5% year-on-year for the Group and by 8.0% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor remained flat year-on-year at 83.2% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 1.2 p.p. to 81.0% for Aeroflot airline.

November 2018 Operating Highlights

In November 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 4.3 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 16.2%. Aeroflot airline carried 2.9 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 13.8%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 14.8% and 9.9% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 16.5% for Aeroflot Group and by 12.7% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 78.4%, representing a 1.1 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 2.0 percentage points year-on-year to 76.0%.

Fleet update

In November 2018, Aeroflot Group added three Boeing 737-800. One Airbus A321 was phased-out. As of 30 November 2018, the Group fleet had 366 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline added two Boeing 737-800 aircraft as well as phased-out one Airbus A321 aircraft. As of 30 November 2018, the Company fleet had 252 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 30.11.2018 

 

November 2018

11M 2018

Aeroflot Group

+2

+40

366

Aeroflot airline

+1

+28

252

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

November 2018

November 2017

Change

 11M 2018

11M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

4,334.1

3,730.4

     16.2%

51,374.7

46,371.5

     10.8%

- international

1,902.4

1,662.3

     14.4%

22,823.9

20,880.2

      9.3%

- domestic

2,431.7

2,068.1

     17.6%

28,550.8

25,491.2

     12.0%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

11,190.6

9,744.7

14.8%

131,922.4

120,397.1

9.6%

- international

6,658.5

5,896.5

     12.9%

76,557.8

71,106.8

      7.7%

- domestic

4,532.1

3,848.2

     17.8%

55,364.5

49,290.3

     12.3%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

14,273.3

12,249.8

     16.5%

158,520.6

144,715.8

       9.5%

- international

8,862.0

7,557.8

     17.3%

93,905.1

85,707.5

      9.6%

- domestic

5,411.3

4,692.0

     15.3%

64,615.5

59,008.3

      9.5%

Passenger load factor, %

78.4%

79.5%

 (1.1 p.p.)

83.2%

83.2%

         -

- international

75.1%

78.0%

  (2.9 p.p.)

81.5%

83.0%

  (1.4 p.p.)

- domestic

83.8%

82.0%

     1.7 p.p.

85.7%

83.5%

   2.2 p.p.

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

27,660.9

27,456.8

       0.7%

275,619.4

246,173.4

     12.0%

- international

16,795.2

16,330.8

      2.8%

155,033.6

138,246.5

     12.1%

- domestic

10,865.6

11,126.1

     (2.3%)

120,585.8

107,926.9

     11.7%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

118.1

122.5

      (3.7%)

1,181.8

1,114.8

       6.0%

- international

78.5

80.3

     (2.3%)

727.6

683.2

      6.5%

- domestic

39.5

42.2

     (6.3%)

454.2

431.5

      5.3%

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,125.2

999.5

     12.6%

13,054.8

11,950.6

       9.2%

- international

677.8

610.9

     10.9%

7,617.8

7,082.9

      7.6%

- domestic

447.4

388.6

     15.1%

5,437.0

4,867.7

     11.7%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,706.1

1,459.4

     16.9%

18,742.9

17,363.4

       7.9%

- international

1,072.5

907.7

     18.1%

11,105.8

10,263.4

      8.2%

- domestic

633.7

551.7

     14.9%

7,637.2

7,100.0

      7.6%

Revenue load factor, %

66.0%

68.5%

  (2.5 p.p.)

69.7%

68.8%

    0.8 p.p.

- international

63.2%

67.3%

  (4.1 p.p.)

68.6%

69.0%

   (0.4 p.p.)

- domestic

70.6%

70.4%

     0.2 p.p.

71.2%

68.6%

    2.6 p.p.

Revenue flights

34,369

29,403

     16.9%

376,191

338,474

     11.1%

- international

14,677

12,380

     18.6%

158,455

140,890

     12.5%

- domestic

19,692

17,023

     15.7%

217,736

197,584

     10.2%

Flight hours

94,524

80,932

     16.8%

1,026,695

926,217

     10.8%

 

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

November 2018

November 2017

Change

 11M 2018

11M 2017

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

2,932.5

2,575.8

     13.8%

32,847.3

30,277.7

       8.5%

- international

1,471.9

1,339.5

      9.9%

16,733.7

15,801.7

      5.9%

- domestic

1,460.6

1,236.3

     18.1%

16,113.7

14,476.0

     11.3%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

7,947.2

7,233.9

9.9%

90,062.4

84,573.2

6.5%

- international

5,341.9

4,852.1

     10.1%

58,768.6

55,778.2

      5.4%

- domestic

2,605.4

2,381.8

      9.4%

31,293.8

28,795.0

      8.7%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,452.0

9,277.4

     12.7%

111,129.2

102,862.7

       8.0%

- international

7,279.0

6,386.1

     14.0%

74,245.0

68,781.1

      7.9%

- domestic

3,173.0

2,891.3

      9.7%

36,884.2

34,081.6

      8.2%

Passenger load factor, %

76.0%

78.0%

(2.0 p.p.)

81.0%

82.2%

    (1.2 p.p.)

- international

73.4%

76.0%

(2.6 p.p.)

79.2%

81.1%

    (1.9 p.p.)

- domestic

82.1%

82.4%

 (0.3 p.p.)

84.8%

84.5%

      0.3 p.p.

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

20,677.7

21,991.8

    (6.0%)

203,095.5

205,852.4

      (1.3%)

- international

15,128.9

15,472.8

     (2.2%)

138,175.2

134,690.5

      2.6%

- domestic

5,548.8

6,519.0

  (14.9%)

64,920.4

71,161.9

     (8.8%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

93.2

103.8

  (10.2%)

952.7

958.1

      (0.6%)

- international

73.6

77.7

     (5.3%)

682.1

669.4

      1.9%

- domestic

19.6

26.1

  (24.8%)

270.6

288.6

     (6.2%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

808.5

754.8

       7.1%

9,058.3

8,569.7

       5.7%

- international

554.4

514.3

      7.8%

5,971.3

5,689.5

      5.0%

- domestic

254.1

240.5

      5.7%

3,087.0

2,880.2

      7.2%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,263.4

1,121.7

     12.6%

13,366.3

12,548.7

       6.5%

- international

902.2

782.4

     15.3%

8,996.4

8,433.6

      6.7%

- domestic

361.2

339.3

      6.5%

4,369.9

4,115.1

      6.2%

Revenue load factor, %

64.0%

67.3%

(3.3 p.p.)

67.8%

68.3%

   (0.5 p.p.)

- international

61.4%

65.7%

(4.3 p.p.)

66.4%

67.5%

     (1.1 p.p.)

- domestic

70.3%

70.9%

(0.6 p.p.)

70.6%

70.0%

       0.6 p.p.

Revenue flights

23,853

20,289

     17.6%

248,748

222,822

     11.6%

- international

11,656

10,199

     14.3%

122,347

110,652

     10.6%

- domestic

12,197

10,090

     20.9%

126,401

112,170

     12.7%

Flight hours

68,297

59,069

     15.6%

708,784

642,701

     10.3%

               

Investor enquiries:

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+7 (495) 258-06-86

ir@aeroflot.ru

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+7 (499) 500-73-87

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[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.