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Company News

25 June 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 14.6% in 5M 2019

Moscow, 25 June 2019 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for May and 5M 2019[1].

5M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 5M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 22.5 million passengers, up 14.6% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 14.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.3%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 15.0% and 9.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 15.6% year-on-year for the Group and by 10.2% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.4 p.p. year-on-year to 78.3% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 0.4 p.p. to 76.3% for Aeroflot airline.

May 2019 Operating Highlights

In May 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 5.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 12.0%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 6.2%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 12.1% and 6.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 12.6% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.6% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 77.0%, representing a 0.3 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 0.6 percentage points year-on-year to 74.2%.

Fleet update

In May 2019 one Airbus A319, one Airbus A320 and one SSJ100 were phased out. As of 31 May 2019, the Group fleet had 367 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline phased out one Airbus A320 aircraft and one SSJ100. As of 31 May 2019, the Company fleet had 252 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 31.05.2019 

 

May 2019

5M 2019

Aeroflot Group

-3

+1

367

Aeroflot airline

-2

-1

252

 

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

May 2019

May 2018

Change

 5M 2019

5M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

4,976.7

4,442.2

12.0%

22,477.2

19,612.7

14.6%

- international

2,253.2

1,960.5

14.9%

10,119.0

8,699.6

16.3%

- domestic

2,723.5

2,481.6

9.7%

12,358.2

10,913.0

13.2%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

12,591.5

11,232.5

12.1%

58,377.7

50,748.9

15.0%

- international

7,345.9

6,431.5

14.2%

35,288.2

30,343.1

16.3%

- domestic

5,245.6

4,801.0

9.3%

23,089.6

20,405.8

13.2%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

16,352.5

14,528.9

12.6%

74,579.7

64,496.2

15.6%

- international

9,822.0

8,530.5

15.1%

45,549.5

38,991.7

16.8%

- domestic

6,530.4

5,998.4

8.9%

29,030.2

25,504.5

13.8%

Passenger load factor, %

77.0%

77.3%

(0.3 p.p.)

78.3%

78.7%

(0.4,p.p.)

- international

74.8%

75.4%

(0.6 p.p.)

77.5%

77.8%

(0.3,p.p.)

- domestic

80.3%

80.0%

0.3 p.p.

79.5%

80.0%

(0.5,p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

24,676.7

23,951.4

3.0%

115,796.2

110,615.5

4.7%

- international

14,190.9

13,395.4

5.9%

66,737.1

63,129.6

5.7%

- domestic

10,485.8

10,556.0

(0.7%)

49,059.1

47,485.8

3.3%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

102.6

102.2

0.5%

481.8

476.9

1.0%

- international

65.8

62.9

4.6%

307.2

300.6

2.2%

- domestic

36.9

39.3

(6.2%)

174.6

176.3

(1.0%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,235.9

1,113.1

11.0%

5,735.8

5,044.3

13.7%

- international

726.9

641.7

13.3%

3,483.1

3,031.5

14.9%

- domestic

509.0

471.4

8.0%

2,252.6

2,012.8

11.9%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,945.5

1,711.3

13.7%

8,864.5

7,611.5

16.5%

- international

1,167.2

999.6

16.8%

5,467.8

4,624.1

18.2%

- domestic

778.4

711.7

9.4%

3,396.7

2,987.3

13.7%

Revenue load factor, %

63.5%

65.0%

(1.5 p.p.)

64.7%

66.3%

(1.6,p.p.)

- international

62.3%

64.2%

(1.9 p.p.)

63.7%

65.6%

(1.9,p.p.)

- domestic

65.4%

66.2%

(0.8 p.p.)

66.3%

67.4%

(1.1,p.p.)

Revenue flights

37,915

34,511

9.9%

176,124

155,074

13.6%

- international

16,200

14,561

11.3%

74,444

64,858

14.8%

- domestic

21,715

19,950

8.8%

101,680

90,216

12.7%

Flight hours

104,503

94,389

10.7%

486,261

424,338

14.6%

 

Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

May 2019

May 2018

Change

 5M 2019

5M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

2,983.4

2,809.7

       6.2%

14,489.3

13,023.6

     11.3%

- international

1,567.8

1,398.6

     12.1%

7,587.1

6,737.1

     12.6%

- domestic

1,415.7

1,411.1

      0.3%

6,902.2

6,286.5

      9.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

8,119.4

7,608.9

6.7%

39,867.1

36,371.4

9.6%

- international

5,511.2

4,834.7

     14.0%

27,337.4

24,247.9

     12.7%

- domestic

2,608.2

2,774.2

     (6.0%)

12,529.7

12,123.4

      3.4%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,938.4

10,169.5

       7.6%

52,231.0

47,407.7

     10.2%

- international

7,631.2

6,680.5

     14.2%

36,109.7

32,122.3

     12.4%

- domestic

3,307.2

3,489.0

     (5.2%)

16,121.2

15,285.5

      5.5%

Passenger load factor, %

74.2%

74.8%

 (0.6 p.p.)

76.3%

76.7%

    (0.4 p.p.)

- international

72.2%

72.4%

(0.2 p.p.)

75.7%

75.5%

      0.2 p.p.

- domestic

78.9%

79.5%

(0.6 p.p.)

77.7%

79.3%

     (1.6 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

17,299.1

18,182.2

     (4.9%)

82,331.9

84,326.0

      (2.4%)

- international

12,239.5

12,013.9

      1.9%

56,836.5

57,298.1

     (0.8%)

- domestic

5,059.6

6,168.3

   (18.0%)

25,495.3

27,027.9

     (5.7%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

80.3

85.6

     (6.2%)

373.7

398.1

      (6.1%)

- international

60.7

59.1

      2.7%

276.2

284.0

     (2.7%)

- domestic

19.6

26.5

   (26.2%)

97.5

114.1

    (14.5%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

811.0

770.4

       5.3%

3,961.7

3,671.5

       7.9%

- international

556.7

494.2

     12.6%

2,736.5

2,466.3

     11.0%

- domestic

254.3

276.2

     (7.9%)

1,225.2

1,205.2

      1.7%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,319.1

1,221.7

       8.0%

6,279.2

5,690.0

     10.4%

- international

932.2

801.9

     16.3%

4,407.7

3,885.1

     13.5%

- domestic

386.8

419.8

     (7.9%)

1,871.5

1,804.9

      3.7%

Revenue load factor, %

61.5%

63.1%

 (1.6 p.p.)

63.1%

64.5%

    (1.4 p.p.)

- international

59.7%

61.6%

 (1.9 p.p.)

62.1%

63.5%

     (1.4 p.p.)

- domestic

65.7%

65.8%

(0.0 p.p.)

65.5%

66.8%

     (1.3 p.p.)

Revenue flights

24,393

22,597

       7.9%

118,091

104,457

     13.1%

- international

12,080

11,033

      9.5%

57,906

51,948

     11.5%

- domestic

12,313

11,564

      6.5%

60,185

52,509

     14.6%

Flight hours

70,291

64,334

       9.3%

340,300

301,071

     13.0%

               

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.