Aeroflot today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines for August and 8M 2018.
In 8M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 36.8 million passengers, up 9.8% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 23.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 7.7%. Group and Company RPKs increased by 8.8% and 6.0% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 8.9% year-on-year for the Group and by 7.9% year-on-year for the Company. The passenger load factor decreased by 0.1 p.p. year-on-year to 83.3% for Aeroflot Group and by 1.5 p.p. to 81.1% for Aeroflot airline.
August 2018 Operating Highlights
In August 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 6.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 14.0%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.6 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.7%.
Group and Company RPKs were up 11.8% and 9.4% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 10.2% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.8% for Aeroflot airline.
On domestic routes, Group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 16.3% and 15.8% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 12.5% year-on-year. Company passengers carried and RPKs increased by 14.4% and 12.5% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 8.7%.
In August 2018, the number of passengers carried on the Group’s international routes increased by 11.1% year-on-year. RPKs grew by 8.9%, while capacity grew by 8.5%. The number of passengers carried by Aeroflot airline on international routes increased by 9.2%. RPKs grew by 7.7%, ASKs by 7.3%.
Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 91.3%, representing a 1.3 percentage point increase versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines increased by 1.3 percentage points year-on-year to 89.4%.