Aeroflot traffic and capacity statistics for October and 10 Months of 2012

21 November 2012




November 20, 2012, Moscow.– JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for October and 10 months of 2012.

In October 2012passenger traffic increased by 24.2% against the same period in 2011 and totaled 1,557.1 ths passengers. International passenger traffic rose by 28.5% (+211.8 ths passengers) reaching 953.9 ths passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic lines was 603.2 ths which is 17.8% more (+91.1 ths passengers) against October 2011.

Seat load factor in October 2012 reached 79.4%, revenue load factor totaled 65.8%.

Passenger turnover of the company went up by 22.2% against the same period in 2011 and reached 4,485 mln passenger-kilometers. International passenger turnover totaled 3,130 mln passenger-kilometers which is 29.9% more compared to the same period of 2011. The domestic passenger turnover increased by 7.5% against October 2011 and amounted to 1,355 mln passenger-kilometers.

Aeroflot cargo-mail tonnage totaled 17,947 tonne which is 11.1% more compared to October 2011.

The results for first 10 months of 2012 show that the number of carried passengers increased by 25.9% (+3,055 ths passengers) to become 14,849 ths passengers. The seat load factor totaled 78.6%.Passenger turnover of Aeroflot was 42,256 mln passenger-kilometers, which represents 20.0% (+7,034 mln pkm) increase compared with the results for 10 months of 2011. 

The information indicated above refers to JSC “Aeroflot” standalone and does not include the results of the subsidiary airlines.

Aeroflot is Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance. Its consolidated route network covers 983 destinations in 178 countries. In 2011 Aeroflot carried over 14 million passengers.

In 2011 SkyTrax put Aeroflot into the top 3 of the ‘most dynamically developing airlines of the world’ and honoured Aeroflot with a prestigious international SkyTrax World Airline Award as ‘the best airline in Eastern Europe’.

In 2010 Air Transport World magazine put Aeroflot at the top 25 world airlines for ‘operational profit’ and ‘net profit’ results.

Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA Registry, and has been consistently re-attested. Aeroflot has successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. The company’s Quality Management System is certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2008.

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