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Company News

24 July 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 13.4% in 6M 2019

Moscow, 24 July 2019 – Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for June and 6M 2019[1].

6M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 6M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 28.2 million passengers, up 13.4% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 17.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 9.7%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 14.0% and 8.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 14.9% year-on-year for the Group and by 9.7% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.6 p.p. year-on-year to 79.4% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 0.7 p.p. to 77.3% for Aeroflot airline.

June 2019 Operating Highlights

In June 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 5.7 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 9.1%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.3 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 3.3%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 9.9% and 4.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 11.8% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.2% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 84.1%, representing a 1.4 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 81.7%.

Fleet update

In June 2019, Aeroflot Group added one Boeing 737-800. One Airbus A319, one Airbus A320 and one Airbus A321 were phased out. As of 30 June 2019, the Group fleet had 365 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline phased out one Airbus A320 aircraft and one Airbus A321. As of 30 June 2019, the Company fleet had 250 aircraft.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

as of 30.06.2019 

 

June 2019

6M 2019

Aeroflot Group

-2

-1

365

Aeroflot airline

-2

-3

250

 

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

June 2019

June 2018

Change

6M 2019

6M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

5,718.1

5,243.3

 9.1%

28,195.2

24,855.9

 13.4%

- international

2,563.7

2,359.6

 8.6%

12,682.6

11,059.2

 14.7%

- domestic

3,154.4

2,883.6

 9.4%

15,512.6

13,796.7

 12.4%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

14,547.2

13,238.1

9.9%

72,924.9

63,987.0

14.0%

- international

8,243.3

7,589.0

 8.6%

43,531.4

37,932.1

 14.8%

- domestic

6 303.9

5,649.1

 11.6%

29,393.4

26,054.9

 12.8%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

17,305.2

15,485.4

 11.8%

91,885.0

79,981.6

 14.9%

- international

10,021.5

8,969.4

 11.7%

55,571.1

47,961.1

 15.9%

- domestic

7,283.7

6,516.0

 11.8%

36,313.9

32,020.5

 13.4%

Passenger load factor, %

84.1%

85.5%

 (1.4 p.p.)

79.4%

80.0%

 (0.6 p.p.)

- international

82.3%

84.6%

 (2.4 p.p.)

78.3%

79.1%

 (0.8 p.p.)

- domestic

86.5%

86.7%

 (0.1 p.p.)

80.9%

81.4%

 (0.4 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

26,363.8

24,731.1

 6.6%

142,159.9

135,346.5

 5.0%

- international

14,364.0

13,165.4

 9.1%

81,101.1

76,295.0

 6.3%

- domestic

11,999.8

11,565.6

 3.8%

61,058.8

59,051.5

 3.4%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

108.9

104.2

 4.5%

590.7

581.1

 1.6%

- international

66.3

60.9

 8.7%

373.5

361.6

 3.3%

- domestic

42.7

43.3

 (1.4%)

217.2

219.6

 (1.1%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,418.2

1,295.6

 9.5%

7,153.9

6,340.0

 12.8%

- international

808.2

743.9

 8.6%

4,291.3

3,775.4

 13.7%

- domestic

610.0

551.7

 10.6%

2,862.6

2,564.5

 11.6%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

2,059.4

1,829.6

 12.6%

10,923.9

9,441.0

 15.7%

- international

1,190.0

1,051.0

 13.2%

6,657.8

5,675.1

 17.3%

- domestic

869.4

778.6

 11.7%

4,266.2

3,765.9

 13.3%

Revenue load factor, %

68.9%

70.8%

 (2.0 p.p.)

65.5%

67.2%

 (1.7 p.p.)

- international

67.9%

70.8%

 (2.9 p.p.)

64.5%

66.5%

 (2.1 p.p.)

- domestic

70.2%

70.9%

 (0.7 p.p.)

67.1%

68.1%

 (1.0 p.p.)

Revenue flights

39,160

35,939

 9.0%

215,284

191,013

 12.7%

- international

16,609

15,081

 10.1%

91,053

79,939

 13.9%

- domestic

22,551

20,858

 8.1%

124,231

111,074

 11.8%

Flight hours

107,665

97,585

 10.3%

593,926

521,923

 13.8%

 

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

June 2019

June 2018

Change

6M 2019

6M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,306.2

3,199.4

       3.3%

17,795.5

16,223.0

       9.7%

- international

1,731.3

1,614.2

      7.3%

9,318.4

8,351.3

     11.6%

- domestic

1,574.9

1,585.2

     (0.7%)

8,477.1

7,871.7

      7.7%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

8,952.4

8,555.1

4.6%

48,819.6

44,926.4

8.7%

- international

6,058.1

5,503.7

     10.1%

33,395.6

29,751.6

     12.2%

- domestic

2,894.3

3,051.4

     (5.1%)

15,424.0

15,174.8

      1.6%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,956.8

10,217.1

       7.2%

63,187.8

57,624.8

       9.7%

- international

7,615.1

6,695.6

     13.7%

43,724.9

38,817.9

     12.6%

- domestic

3,341.7

3,521.5

     (5.1%)

19,462.9

18,806.9

      3.5%

Passenger load factor, %

81.7%

83.7%

 (2.0 p.p.)

77.3%

78.0%

   (0.7 p.p.)

- international

79.6%

82.2%

 (2.6 p.p.)

76.4%

76.6%

    (0.3 p.p.)

- domestic

86.6%

86.7%

(0.0 p.p.)

79.2%

80.7%

     (1.4 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

17,726.8

17,223.9

       2.9%

100,058.7

101,549.9

      (1.5%)

- international

12,379.5

11,424.3

      8.4%

69,216.1

68,722.3

      0.7%

- domestic

5,347.3

5,799.7

     (7.8%)

30,842.6

32,827.5

     (6.0%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

81.8

80.6

       1.4%

455.4

478.7

      (4.9%)

- international

61.3

56.2

      9.1%

337.5

340.2

     (0.8%)

- domestic

20.5

24.4

  (16.2%)

118.0

138.5

    (14.8%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

887.5

850.6

       4.3%

4,849.2

4,522.0

       7.2%

- international

606.5

551.5

     10.0%

3,343.1

3,017.8

     10.8%

- domestic

280.9

299.0

     (6.0%)

1,506.1

1,504.2

      0.1%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,321.9

1,230.3

       7.5%

7,601.1

6,920.2

       9.8%

- international

932.6

807.4

     15.5%

5,340.2

4,692.5

     13.8%

- domestic

389.4

422.9

     (7.9%)

2,260.9

2,227.8

      1.5%

Revenue load factor, %

67.1%

69.1%

 (2.0 p.p.)

63.8%

65.3%

    (1.5 p.p.)

- international

65.0%

68.3%

 (3.3 p.p.)

62.6%

64.3%

    (1.7 p.p.)

- domestic

72.2%

70.7%

    1.4 p.p.

66.6%

67.5%

     (0.9 p.p.)

Revenue flights

24,472

22,924

       6.8%

142,563

127,381

     11.9%

- international

12,198

11,069

     10.2%

70,104

63,017

     11.2%

- domestic

12,274

11,855

      3.5%

72,459

64,364

     12.6%

Flight hours

69,864

64,341

       8.6%

410,164

365,411

     12.2%

               

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.