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Company News

20 September 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 11.4% in 8M 2019

20 September 2019, Moscow. — Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for August and 8M 2019[1].

8M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 8M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 41.0 million passengers, up 11.4% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 25.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 7.3%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 11.8% and 6.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 13.0% year-on-year for the Group and by 8.0% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.9 p.p. year-on-year to 82.4% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 1.1 p.p. to 80.0% for Aeroflot airline.

August 2019 Operating Highlights

In August 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 6.4 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 7.1%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.7 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 1.7%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 6.8% and 1.2% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.0% for Aeroflot Group and by 3.0% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 90.2%, representing a 1.0 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 1.6 percentage points year-on-year to 87.8%.

Fleet update                                                                                                                                            

There were no changes in Aeroflot Group fleet in August 2019. As of 31 August 2019, Group and Company fleet had 364 and 249 aircraft, respectively.

 

Net changes in the fleet

Number of aircraft[2]

 

August 2019

8M 2019

as of 31.08.2019

Aeroflot Group

-

-2

364

Aeroflot airline

-

-4

249

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

August 2019

August 2018

Change

8M 2019

8M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

6,427.2

5,999.9

7.1%

41,045.5

36,842.4

11.4%

- international

2,859.5

2,647.7

8.0%

18,380.9

16,351.0

12.4%

- domestic

3,567.7

3,352.3

6.4%

22,664.7

20,491.3

10.6%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

16,359.4

15,319.4

6.8%

105,659.7

94,513.2

11.8%

- international

9,173.6

8,522.9

7.6%

61,873.2

54,922.4

12.7%

- domestic

7,185.8

6,796.5

5.7%

43,786.4

39,590.8

10.6%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

18,127.3

16,784.1

8.0%

128,209.5

113,434.7

13.0%

- international

10,338.6

9,566.6

8.1%

76,377.1

67,040.4

13.9%

- domestic

7,788.7

7,217.5

7.9%

51,832.4

46,394.3

11.7%

Passenger load factor, %

90.2%

91.3%

(1.0 p.p.)

82.4%

83.3%

(0.9 p.p.)

- international

88.7%

89.1%

(0.4 p.p.)

81.0%

81.9%

(0.9 p.p.)

- domestic

92.3%

94.2%

(1.9 p.p.)

84.5%

85.3%

(0.9 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

29,173.1

28,724.7

1.6%

199,724.9

190,335.9

4.9%

- international

14,479.0

15,667.5

(7.6%)

110,760.4

106,335.8

4.2%

- domestic

14,694.1

13,057.2

12.5%

88,964.5

84,000.1

5.9%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

117.6

122.1

(3.6%)

824.7

815.8

1.1%

- international

66.1

72.2

(8.4%)

510.3

501.4

1.8%

- domestic

51.5

49.9

3.3%

314.4

314.4

0.0%

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,590.0

1,500.8

5.9%

10,334.1

9,322.0

10.9%

- international

891.7

839.3

6.3%

6,078.8

5,444.4

11.7%

- domestic

698.3

661.6

5.5%

4,255.2

3,877.6

9.7%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

2,156.2

1,982.5

8.8%

15,246.2

13,395.5

13.8%

- international

1,227.9

1,119.6

9.7%

9,131.1

7,911.6

15.4%

- domestic

928.2

862.9

7.6%

6,115.0

5,483.9

11.5%

Revenue load factor, %

73.7%

75.7%

(2.0 p.p.)

67.8%

69.6%

(1.8 p.p.)

- international

72.6%

75.0%

(2.3 p.p.)

66.6%

68.8%

(2.2 p.p.)

- domestic

75.2%

76.7%

(1.4 p.p.)

69.6%

70.7%

(1.1 p.p.)

Revenue flights

41,500

38,812

6.9%

298,019

268,492

11.0%

- international

17,068

16,361

4.3%

125,196

112,560

11.2%

- domestic

24,432

22,451

8.8%

172,823

155,932

10.8%

Flight hours

113,256

105,458

7.4%

819,508

731,904

12.0%

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

August 2019

August 2018

Change

8M 2019

8M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,690.2

3,627.1

1.7%

25,176.3

23,471.5

7.3%

- international

1,935.9

1,841.7

5.1%

13,184.1

12,027.8

9.6%

- domestic

1,754.3

1,785.4

(1.7%)

11,992.2

11,443.7

4.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

9,965.2

9,847.5

1.2%

68,759.7

64,519.2

6.6%

- international

6,699.6

6,275.1

6.8%

46,821.5

42,240.7

10.8%

- domestic

3,265.6

3,572.3

(8.6%)

21,938.2

22,278.5

(1.5%)

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

11,346.8

11,014.5

3.0%

85,926.3

79,553.1

8.0%

- international

7,734.1

7,208.1

7.3%

59,313.0

53,174.0

11.5%

- domestic

3,612.7

3,806.4

(5.1%)

26,613.3

26,379.0

0.9%

Passenger load factor, %

87.8%

89.4%

(1.6 p.p.)

80.0%

81.1%

(1.1 p.p.)

- international

86.6%

87.1%

(0.4 p.p.)

78.9%

79.4%

(0.5 p.p.)

- domestic

90.4%

93.9%

(3.5 p.p.)

82.4%

84.5%

(2.0 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

18,357.9

20,334.4

(9.7%)

137,029.9

140,197.8

(2.3%)

- international

11,988.8

13,812.5

(13.2%)

94,070.2

95,045.6

(1.0%)

- domestic

6,369.2

6,521.9

(2.3%)

42,959.7

45,152.2

(4.9%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

83.7

96.0

(12.9%)

625.5

661.6

(5.5%)

- international

59.1

68.6

(13.9%)

461.0

471.5

(2.2%)

- domestic

24.6

27.4

(10.2%)

164.5

190.1

(13.5%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

980.6

982.3

(0.2%)

6,813.8

6,468.4

5.3%

- international

662.0

633.4

4.5%

4,674.9

4,273.2

9.4%

- domestic

318.5

348.9

(8.7%)

2,138.9

2,195.2

(2.6%)

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,365.8

1,321.4

3.4%

10,342.0

9,554.9

8.2%

- international

946.1

866.0

9.2%

7,249.1

6,420.7

12.9%

- domestic

419.7

455.4

(7.8%)

3,092.9

3,134.2

(1.3%)

Revenue load factor, %

71.8%

74.3%

(2.5 p.p.)

65.9%

67.7%

(1.8 p.p.)

- international

70.0%

73.1%

(3.2 p.p.)

64.5%

66.6%

(2.1 p.p.)

- domestic

75.9%

76.6%

(0.7 p.p.)

69.2%

70.0%

(0.9 p.p.)

Revenue flights

25,906

24,736

4.7%

194,161

176,721

9.9%

- international

12,474

12,152

2.6%

95,103

87,230

9.0%

- domestic

13,432

12,584

6.7%

99,058

89,491

10.7%

Flight hours

73,206

69,788

4.9%

555,868

504,269

10.2%

Investor enquiries:

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+7 (495) 258-06-86

ir@aeroflot.ru


[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.