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Company News

20 February 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 14.5% in January 2019

Moscow, 20 February 2019 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for January 2019[1].

January 2019 Operating Highlights

In January 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 4.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 14.5%. Aeroflot airline carried 2.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 13.4%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 14.3% and 9.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 16.4% for Aeroflot Group and by 12.3% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 75.9%, representing a 1.4 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 1.8 percentage points year-on-year to 73.2%.

Fleet update

In January 2019, Aeroflot Group added two Boeing 737-800. One DHC8-300 was phased-out. As of 31 January 2019, the Group fleet had 367 aircraft.  

There were no changes in Aeroflot airline fleet in January 2019. As of 31 January 2019, the Company fleet had 253 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 31.01.2019 

 

January 2019

Aeroflot Group

+1

367

Aeroflot airline

-

253

 
Aeroflot Group Operating Results
 

January
2019

January
2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

4,221

3,686

     14.5%

- international

1,916

1,667

     15.0%

- domestic

2,305

2,019

     14.2%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

11,179

9,781

14.3%

- international

6,877

6,053

     13.6%

- domestic

4,302

3,728

     15.4%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

14,732

12,661

     16.4%

- international

9,089

7,831

     16.1%

- domestic

5,643

4,830

     16.8%

Passenger load factor, %

75.9%

77.3%

        (1.4 p.p.)

- international

75.7%

77.3%

        (1.6 p.p.)

- domestic

76.2%

77.2%

        (1.0 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

19,912

21,379

      (6.9%)

- international

11,672

13,070

    (10.7%)

- domestic

8,240

8,310

     (0.8%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

81

93

    (12.6%)

- international

52

62

    (16.6%)

- domestic

29

30

     (4.2%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,087

973

     11.7%

- international

671

607

     10.5%

- domestic

416

366

     13.8%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,758

1,500

     17.2%

- international

1,102

935

     17.9%

- domestic

655

565

     16.0%

Revenue load factor, %

61.9%

64.9%

        (3.0 p.p.)

- international

60.9%

64.9%

        (4.1 p.p.)

- domestic

63.5%

64.8%

        (1.3 p.p.)

Revenue flights

35,164

30,268

     16.2%

- international

14,969

12,718

     17.7%

- domestic

20,195

17,550

     15.1%

Flight hours

97,334

83,411

     16.7%

 

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

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January
2019

January
2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

2,784

2,455

     13.4%

- international

1,457

1,321

     10.3%

- domestic

1,327

1,134

     17.0%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

7,716

7,040

9.6%

- international

5,308

4,868

      9.0%

- domestic

2,408

2,172

     10.9%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,544

9,385

     12.3%

- international

7,231

6,515

     11.0%

- domestic

3,314

2,870

     15.4%

Passenger load factor, %

73.2%

75.0%

        (1.8 p.p.)

- international

73.4%

74.7%

        (1.3 p.p.)

- domestic

72.7%

75.7%

        (3.0 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

13,636

16,445

    (17.1%)

- international

9,536

11,951

    (20.2%)

- domestic

4,099

4,495

     (8.8%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

62

78

    (20.8%)

- international

46

59

    (22.5%)

- domestic

16

19

    (15.5%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

756

712

       6.3%

- international

524

497

      5.3%

- domestic

233

214

      8.6%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,269

1,129

     12.5%

- international

887

793

     11.8%

- domestic

383

336

     14.0%

Revenue load factor, %

59.6%

63.0%

        (3.5 p.p.)

- international

59.1%

62.7%

        (3.7 p.p.)

- domestic

60.7%

63.8%

        (3.1 p.p.)

Revenue flights

24,199

20,594

     17.5%

- international

11,839

10,422

     13.6%

- domestic

12,360

10,172

     21.5%

Flight hours

69,691

59,980

     16.2%

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.