Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic up by 17.7% in January 2015

13 April 2015

 

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic up by 17.7% in January 2015

Moscow, 20 February 2015 – JSC Aeroflot (“the Company”, Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces operating results of Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and the Company for January 2015.

Operating Highlights

Passenger traffic of Aeroflot Group in January 2015 was 2.7 mln, up 17.7% year-on-year. JSC Aeroflot’s traffic was 1.8 mln in January 2015, up 14.1% year-on-year, respectively.

In January 2015, Group revenue passenger kilometres (“RPKs”) rose by 10.5% year-on-year, while the Company posted 14.0% year-on-year RPK growth. The Group and the Company delivered increases in available seat kilometres (“ASKs”) of 10.3% and 13.8% respectively.

On domestic routes, Group traffic and RPKs increased 43.6% and 37.9% year-on-year respectively in January 2015, mainly driven by increased flight frequencies and carrying capacities on high-demand routes. JSC Aeroflot’s domestic passenger traffic was up by 21.7%, while RPKs increased 17.3% year-on-year in January 2015.

On international routes, Group traffic and RPKs decreased 3.2% and 2.6% year-on-year in January 2015. This was mainly due to a decline in traffic and RPKs in the charter flight segment, as well as lower frequency of flights on Ukrainian routes. JSC Aeroflot’s international passenger traffic was up 8.8% year-on-year, while RPKs increased 12.5% year-on-year in January 2015.

Seat load factor of the Group and the Company in January 2015 increased by 0.1 percentage points (pps) year-on-year to 72.5% and by 0.2 pps year-on-year to 73.4% respectively.

Fleet Update

During the January 2015, Aeroflot Group expanded its fleet with one Boeing 737-800 and one Airbus A319. In the same period, two Boeing 737-800s exited the Group fleet and were returned in advance to the lessor.

During the January 2015 JCS Aeroflot expanded its fleet with one Boeing 737-800.

Operating results

 

 

 
 

JSC Aeroflot

 
 

 

 
 

Aeroflot Group

 
 

 

 
 

January 2015

 
 

January 2014

 
 

Change

 
 

 

 
 

January 2015

 
 

January 2014

 
 

Change

 
 

Passengers carried, thousand PAX

 
 

1,810.9

 
 

1,586.6

 
 

     14.1%

 
 

 

 
 

2,656.3

 
 

2,256.3

 
 

     17.7%

 
 

- international

 
 

1,014.9

 
 

932.5

 
 

      8.8%

 
 

 

 
 

1,208.2

 
 

1,248.0

 
 

     (3.2%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

796.0

 
 

654.1

 
 

     21.7%

 
 

 

 
 

1,448.1

 
 

1,008.3

 
 

     43.6%

 
 

Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mln

 
 

5,330.1

 
 

4,677.3

 
 

14.0%

 
 

 

 
 

6,831.3

 
 

6,180.5

 
 

10.5%

 
 

- international

 
 

3,637.0

 
 

3,233.4

 
 

     12.5%

 
 

 

 
 

4,073.2

 
 

4,179.9

 
 

     (2.6%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

1,693.1

 
 

1,443.9

 
 

     17.3%

 
 

 

 
 

2,758.1

 
 

2,000.6

 
 

     37.9%

 
 

Available Seat Kilometres, mln

 
 

7,266.6

 
 

6,386.6

 
 

     13.8%

 
 

 

 
 

9,416.9

 
 

8,538.5

 
 

     10.3%

 
 

- international

 
 

4,964.5

 
 

4,444.9

 
 

     11.7%

 
 

 

 
 

5,629.3

 
 

5,695.5

 
 

     (1.2%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

2 302.1

 
 

1,941.7

 
 

     18.6%

 
 

 

 
 

3,787.6

 
 

2,843.0

 
 

     33.2%

 
 

Seat load factor

 
 

73.4%

 
 

73.2%

 
 

  0.2 p.p.

 
 

 

 
 

72.5%

 
 

72.4%

 
 

    0.1 p.p.

 
 

- international

 
 

73.3%

 
 

72.7%

 
 

  0.6 p.p.

 
 

 

 
 

72.4%

 
 

73.4%

 
 

  (1.0 p.p.)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

73.5%

 
 

74.4%

 
 

(0.9 p.p.)

 
 

 

 
 

72.8%

 
 

70.4%

 
 

     2.4 p.p.

 
 

Cargo and mail carried, tonnes

 
 

8,390.2

 
 

9,693.1

 
 

  (13.4%)

 
 

 

 
 

9,649.7

 
 

11,129.5

 
 

    (13.3%)

 
 

- international

 
 

4,687.2

 
 

5,942.4

 
 

  (21.1%)

 
 

 

 
 

4,827.2

 
 

6,181.7

 
 

    (21.9%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

3,703.0

 
 

3,750.7

 
 

    (1.3%)

 
 

 

 
 

4,822.5

 
 

4,947.8

 
 

     (2.5%)

 
 

Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mln

 
 

37.6

 
 

43.9

 
 

  (14.4%)

 
 

 

 
 

40.4

 
 

46.8

 
 

    (13.7%)

 
 

- international

 
 

21.9

 
 

27.5

 
 

  (20.4%)

 
 

 

 
 

22.3

 
 

28.1

 
 

    (20.6%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

15.7

 
 

16.4

 
 

   (4.3%)

 
 

 

 
 

18.1

 
 

18.7

 
 

     (3.2%)

 
 

Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mln

 
 

517.3

 
 

464.9

 
 

     11.3%

 
 

 

 
 

655.2

 
 

603.0

 
 

       8.7%

 
 

- international

 
 

349.2

 
 

318.5

 
 

      9.6%

 
 

 

 
 

388.9

 
 

404.3

 
 

     (3.8%)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

168.1

 
 

146.4

 
 

     14.8%

 
 

 

 
 

266.3

 
 

198.7

 
 

     34.0%

 
 

Available Tonne Kilometres, mln

 
 

904.0

 
 

787.7

 
 

     14.8%

 
 

 

 
 

1,132.1

 
 

1,015.6

 
 

     11.5%

 
 

- international

 
 

622.1

 
 

547.3

 
 

     13.7%

 
 

 

 
 

693.2

 
 

678.7

 
 

      2.1%

 
 

- domestic

 
 

281.9

 
 

240.4

 
 

     17.3%

 
 

 

 
 

438.9

 
 

336.9

 
 

     30.3%

 
 

Revenue load factor

 
 

57.2%

 
 

59.0%

 
 

(1.8 p.p.)

 
 

 

 
 

57.9%

 
 

59.4%

 
 

  (1.5 p.p.)

 
 

- international

 
 

56.1%

 
 

58.2%

 
 

 (2.1 p.p.)

 
 

 

 
 

56.1%

 
 

59.6%

 
 

   (3.5 p.p.)

 
 

- domestic

 
 

59.6%

 
 

60.9%

 
 

(1.3 p.p.)

 
 

 

 
 

60.7%

 
 

59.0%

 
 

     1.7 p.p.

 
 

Flight hours for fleet

 
 

47,278

 
 

42,671

 
 

     10.8%

 
 

 

 
 

67,003

 
 

61,605

 
 

       8.8%

 
                                   

 

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About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2014 Aeroflot carried 23.6 million passengers (34.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries) a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,052 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the world among major airlines, numbering 153 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The Company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013. Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.