Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines for July and 7M 2018.
In 7M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 30.8 million passengers, up 9.0% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 19.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 7.0%. Group and Company RPKs increased by 8.2% and 5.4% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.7% year-on-year for the Group and by 8.0% year-on-year for the Company. The passenger load factor decreased by 0.4 p.p. year-on-year to 81.9% for Aeroflot Group and by 1.9 p.p. to 79.8% for Aeroflot airline.
July 2018 Operating Highlights
In July 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 6.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 12.4%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.6 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 9.7%.
Group and Company RPKs were up 10.2% and 7.2% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 9.8% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.1% for Aeroflot airline.
On domestic routes, Group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 14.6% and 13.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 11.9% year-on-year. Company passengers carried and RPKs increased by 12.8% and 10.3% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 8.3%.
In July 2018, the number of passengers carried on the Group’s international routes increased by 9.7% year-on-year. RPKs grew by 7.6%, while capacity grew by 8.3%. The number of passengers carried by Aeroflot airline on international routes increased by 6.9%. RPKs grew by 5.6%, ASKs by 6.5%.
Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 91.2%, representing a 0.3 percentage point increase versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines increased by 0.1 percentage points year-on-year to 89.3%. The load factor was supported by Russia’s hosting of the World Cup during the reporting period.