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Company News

24 May 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 15.4% in 4M 2019

Moscow, 24 May 2019 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for April and 4M 2019[1].

4M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 4M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 17.5 million passengers, up 15.4% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 11.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 12.6%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 15.9% and 10.4% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 16.5% year-on-year for the Group and by 10.9% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.5 p.p. year-on-year to 78.6% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 0.4 p.p. to 76.9% for Aeroflot airline.

April 2019 Operating Highlights

In April 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 4.7 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 13.2%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.1 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.3%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 13.6% and 8.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 13.8% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.7% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 80.6%, representing a 0.1 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines increased by 0.7 percentage points year-on-year to 80.0%.

Fleet update

In April 2019, Aeroflot Group added one Boeing 737-800 aircraft. One Airbus A319 and one Airbus A321 were phased out. As of 30 April 2019, the Group fleet had 370 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline phased out one Airbus A321 aircraft. As of 30 April 2019, the Company fleet had 254 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 30.04.2019 

 

April 2019

4M 2019

Aeroflot Group

-1

+4

370

Aeroflot airline

-1

+1

254

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

April 2019

April 2018

Change

 4M 2019

4M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

4,736.3

4,185.3

     13.2%

17,500.4

15,170.5

     15.4%

- international

2,134.9

1,851.3

     15.3%

7,865.7

6,739.1

     16.7%

- domestic

2,601.4

2,334.1

     11.5%

9,634.7

8,431.4

     14.3%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

12,242.7

10,773.2

13.6%

45,785.9

39,516.4

15.9%

- international

7,376.9

6,343.8

     16.3%

27,942.3

23,911.6

     16.9%

- domestic

4,865.8

4,429.4

      9.9%

17,843.7

15,604.8

     14.3%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

15,182.9

13,343.7

     13.8%

58,227.5

49,967.3

     16.5%

- international

9,180.3

7,957.3

     15.4%

35,727.5

30,461.2

     17.3%

- domestic

6,002.6

5,386.3

     11.4%

22,500.0

19,506.1

     15.3%

Passenger load factor, %

80.6%

80.7%

   (0.1 p.p.)

78.6%

79.1%

   (0.5 p.p.)

- international

80.4%

79.7%

0.6 p.p.

78.2%

78.5%

  (0.3 p.p.)

- domestic

81.1%

82.2%

(1.2 p.p.)

79.3%

80.0%

  (0.7 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

26,128.7

23,997.9

       8.9%

91,124.2

86,664.1

       5.1%

- international

15,386.5

13,723.9

     12.1%

52,548.2

49,734.2

      5.7%

- domestic

10,742.2

10,274.0

      4.6%

38,576.0

36,929.9

      4.5%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

109.8

104.2

       5.4%

379.1

374.8

       1.2%

- international

71.8

66.4

      8.2%

241.4

237.8

      1.6%

- domestic

37.9

37.8

      0.4%

137.7

137.0

      0.5%

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,211.6

1,073.8

     12.8%

4,499.9

3,931.2

     14.5%

- international

735.8

637.3

     15.4%

2,756.2

2,389.8

     15.3%

- domestic

475.9

436.4

      9.0%

1,743.6

1,541.4

     13.1%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,805.5

1,572.7

     14.8%

6,919.0

5,900.2

     17.3%

- international

1,097.7

941.8

     16.5%

4,300.6

3,624.6

     18.7%

- domestic

707.8

630.8

     12.2%

2,618.4

2,275.6

     15.1%

Revenue load factor, %

67.1%

68.3%

  (1.2 p.p.)

65.0%

66.6%

  (1.6 p.p.)

- international

67.0%

67.7%

  (0.6 p.p.)

64.1%

65.9%

  (1.8 p.p.)

- domestic

67.2%

69.2%

   (2.0 p.p.)

66.6%

67.7%

   (1.1 p.p.)

Revenue flights

35,752

32,027

     11.6%

138,209

120,563

     14.6%

- international

15,018

13,428

     11.8%

58,244

50,297

     15.8%

- domestic

20,734

18,599

     11.5%

79,965

70,266

     13.8%

Flight hours

98,233

87,998

     11.6%

381,758

329,949

     15.7%

 

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

April 2019

April 2018

Change

 4M 2019

4M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,053.2

2,819.9

       8.3%

11,505.9

10,213.9

     12.6%

- international

1,639.3

1,439.1

     13.9%

6,019.3

5,338.5

     12.8%

- domestic

1,414.0

1,380.9

      2.4%

5,486.6

4,875.4

     12.5%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

8,462.5

7,787.2

8.7%

31,747.7

28,762.4

10.4%

- international

5,901.5

5,088.5

     16.0%

21,826.3

19,413.2

     12.4%

- domestic

2,561.1

2,698.6

     (5.1%)

9,921.5

9,349.3

      6.1%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,576.4

9,819.0

       7.7%

41,292.5

37,238.2

     10.9%

- international

7,415.7

6,529.8

     13.6%

28,478.5

25,441.8

     11.9%

- domestic

3,160.7

3,289.2

     (3.9%)

12,814.0

11,796.5

      8.6%

Passenger load factor, %

80.0%

79.3%

   0.7 p.p.

76.9%

77.2%

    (0.4 p.p.)

- international

79.6%

77.9%

    1.7 p.p.

76.6%

76.3%

       0.3 p.p.

- domestic

81.0%

82.0%

 (1.0 p.p.)

77.4%

79.3%

     (1.8 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

19,200.7

18,596.0

       3.3%

65,032.8

66,143.8

      (1.7%)

- international

13,643.9

12,518.9

      9.0%

44,597.1

45,284.2

     (1.5%)

- domestic

5,556.8

6,077.1

     (8.6%)

20,435.8

20,859.6

     (2.0%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

87.2

88.0

 (0.8%)

293.4

312.4

      (6.1%)

- international

66.4

62.7

 5.9%

215.5

224.9

   (4.2%)

- domestic

20.8

25.3

(17.7%)

77.9

87.6

    (11.0%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

848.9

788.8

       7.6%

3,150.7

2,901.1

       8.6%

- international

597.6

520.7

     14.8%

2,179.8

1,972.0

     10.5%

- domestic

251.3

268.1

     (6.3%)

970.9

929.0

      4.5%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,275.1

1,176.8

       8.4%

4,960.1

4,468.3

     11.0%

- international

906.8

786.3

     15.3%

3,475.4

3,083.2

     12.7%

- domestic

368.3

390.4

     (5.7%)

1,484.7

1,385.1

      7.2%

Revenue load factor, %

66.6%

67.0%

 (0.5 p.p.)

63.5%

64.9%

    (1.4 p.p.)

- international

65.9%

66.2%

 (0.3 p.p.)

62.7%

64.0%

     (1.2 p.p.)

- domestic

68.2%

68.7%

 (0.5 p.p.)

65.4%

67.1%

     (1.7 p.p.)

Revenue flights

23,562

21,628

       8.9%

93,698

81,860

     14.5%

- international

11,635

10,656

      9.2%

45,826

40,915

     12.0%

- domestic

11,927

10,972

      8.7%

47,872

40,945

     16.9%

Flight hours

67,883

62,159

       9.2%

270,009

236,737

     14.1%

               

Investor enquiries:

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+7 (495) 258-06-86

ir@aeroflot.ru

Media enquiries:

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+7 (495) 752-90-71

+7 (499) 500-73-87

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[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.