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22 November 2019

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 10.4% in 10M 2019

22 November 2019, Moscow. — Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for October and 10M 2019[1].

10M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 10M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 51.9 million passengers, up 10.4% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 31.6 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 5.7%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 10.6% and 5.0% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 11.9% year-on-year for the Group and by 6.8% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 1.0 p.p. year-on-year to 82.7% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 1.4 p.p. to 80.2% for Aeroflot airline.

October 2019 Operating Highlights

In October 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 5.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.5%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 0.9%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 8.1% and 0.1% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.2% for Aeroflot Group and by 1.6% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 82.7%, representing a 0.1 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot — Russian Airlines decreased by 1.2 percentage points year-on-year to 79.9%.

Fleet update                                                                                                                                            

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

 

Net changes in the fleet[2]

Number of aircraft

 

October 2019

10M 2019

as of 31.10.2019

Aeroflot Group

-

-2

364

Aeroflot airline

-

-4

249

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

 

October 2019

October 2018

Change

10M 2019

10M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

5,201.2

4,791.9

8.5%

51,929.6

47,040.9

10.4%

- international

2,379.9

2,162.6

10.0%

23,337.4

20,921.6

11.5%

- domestic

2,821.3

2,629.3

7.3%

28,592.2

26,119.2

9.5%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

13,294.8

12,304.1

8.1%

133,559.8

120,732.3

10.6%

- international

7,878.1

7,174.3

9.8%

78,087.5

69,899.7

11.7%

- domestic

5,416.7

5,129.8

5.6%

55,472.3

50,832.6

9.1%

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

16,076.1

14,854.7

8.2%

161,455.8

144,247.2

11.9%

- international

9,739.6

8,863.2

9.9%

96,072.4

85,043.1

13.0%

- domestic

6,336.6

5,991.4

5.8%

65,383.4

59,204.2

10.4%

Passenger load factor, %

82.7%

82.8%

(0.1 p.p.)

82.7%

83.7%

(1.0 p.p.)

- international

80.9%

80.9%

(0.1 p.p.)

81.3%

82.2%

(0.9 p.p.)

- domestic

85.5%

85.6%

(0.1 p.p.)

84.8%

85.9%

(1.0 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

29,308.2

29,340.0

(0.1%)

257,999.2

247,956.4

4.1%

- international

15,425.8

16,911.5

(8.8%)

141,087.2

138,238.0

2.1%

- domestic

13,882.4

12,428.5

11.7%

116,912.0

109,718.4

6.6%

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

120.7

126.4

(4.5%)

1,063.8

1,063.7

0.0%

- international

71.6

78.6

(8.8%)

650.7

649.1

0.3%

- domestic

49.1

47.9

2.6%

413.1

414.6

(0.4%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,317.2

1,233.8

6.8%

13,084.2

11,929.6

9.7%

- international

780.6

724.3

7.8%

7,678.6

6,940.0

10.6%

- domestic

536.6

509.5

5.3%

5,405.6

4,989.6

8.3%

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,906.0

1,753.2

8.7%

19,196.8

17,036.8

12.7%

- international

1,159.0

1,047.6

10.6%

11,471.7

10,033.3

14.3%

- domestic

747.0

705.6

5.9%

7,725.1

7,003.5

10.3%

Revenue load factor, %

69.1%

70.4%

(1.3 p.p.)

68.2%

70.0%

(1.9 p.p.)

- international

67.4%

69.1%

(1.8 p.p.)

66.9%

69.2%

(2.2 p.p.)

- domestic

71.8%

72.2%

(0.4 p.p.)

70.0%

71.2%

(1.3 p.p.)

Revenue flights

38,251

36,092

6.0%

375,674

341,822

9.9%

- international

16,305

15,420

5.7%

157,996

143,778

9.9%

- domestic

21,946

20,672

6.2%

217,678

198,044

9.9%

Flight hours

104,619

98,393

6.3%

1,031,955

932,170

10.7%

Aeroflot — Russian Airlines Operating Results

 

October 2019

October 2018

Change

10M 2019

10M 2018

Change

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

3,173.3

3,144.6

0.9%

31,606.7

29,914.8

5.7%

- international

1,641.5

1,574.0

4.3%

16,548.6

15,261.7

8.4%

- domestic

1,531.9

1,570.7

(2.5%)

15,058.1

14,653.1

2.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn

8,599.7

8,590.1

0.1%

86,221.8

82,115.1

5.0%

- international

5,777.1

5,468.4

5.6%

58,600.6

53,426.7

9.7%

- domestic

2,822.6

3,121.7

(9.6%)

27,621.2

28,688.5

(3.7%)

Available Seat Kilometres, mn

10,760.9

10,589.4

1.6%

107,515.6

100,677.2

6.8%

- international

7,363.4

6,911.9

6.5%

74,116.1

66,966.0

10.7%

- domestic

3,397.5

3,677.5

(7.6%)

33,399.5

33,711.3

(0.9%)

Passenger load factor, %

79.9%

81.1%

(1.2 p.p.)

80.2%

81.6%

(1.4 p.p.)

- international

78.5%

79.1%

(0.7 p.p.)

79.1%

79.8%

(0.7 p.p.)

- domestic

83.1%

84.9%

(1.8 p.p.)

82.7%

85.1%

(2.4 p.p.)

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

20,148.0

22,321.9

(9.7%)

176,161.1

182,417.8

(3.4%)

- international

13,265.5

15,005.9

(11.6%)

119,986.1

123,046.2

(2.5%)

- domestic

6,882.6

7,316.0

(5.9%)

56,175.0

59,371.6

(5.4%)

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn

91.5

104.7

(12.7%)

803.7

859.5

(6.5%)

- international

65.6

73.3

(10.4%)

589.4

608.5

(3.1%)

- domestic

25.8

31.4

(17.9%)

214.3

251.0

(14.6%)

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn

865.4

877.8

(1.4%)

8,563.6

8,249.8

3.8%

- international

585.6

565.4

3.6%

5,863.4

5,416.9

8.2%

- domestic

279.9

312.4

(10.4%)

2,700.2

2,832.9

(4.7%)

Available Tonne Kilometres, mn

1,296.6

1,278.0

1.5%

12,945.0

12,103.0

7.0%

- international

903.4

840.9

7.4%

9,063.7

8,094.3

12.0%

- domestic

393.2

437.2

(10.1%)

3,881.4

4,008.7

(3.2%)

Revenue load factor, %

66.7%

68.7%

(1.9 p.p.)

66.2%

68.2%

(2.0 p.p.)

- international

64.8%

67.2%

(2.4 p.p.)

64.7%

66.9%

(2.2 p.p.)

- domestic

71.2%

71.5%

(0.3 p.p.)

69.6%

70.7%

(1.1 p.p.)

Revenue flights

25,029

24,244

3.2%

244,016

224,895

8.5%

- international

12,157

11,728

3.7%

119,367

110,691

7.8%

- domestic

12,872

12,516

2.8%

124,649

114,204

9.1%

Flight hours

70,725

68,484

3.3%

696,903

640,487

8.8%

Investor enquiries:

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[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.