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Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 16.9% in March 2019

Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for March and 3M 2019.

3M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 3M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 12.8 million passengers, up 16.2% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 8.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 14.3%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 16.7% and 11.0% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 17.5% year-on-year for the Group and by 12.0% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.6 p.p. year-on-year to 77.9% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 0.7 p.p. to 75.8% for Aeroflot airline.

March 2019 Operating Highlights

In March 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 4.6 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 16.9%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 13.8%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 18.3% and 11.9% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 17.9% for Aeroflot Group and by 11.2% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 80.3%, representing a 0.3 percentage point increase versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines increased by 0.5 percentage points year-on-year to 78.8%.

Fleet update

In March 2019, Aeroflot Group added two Boeing 777-300ER and two Boeing 737-800. As of 31 March 2019, the Group fleet had 371 aircraft.  

Aeroflot airline added two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. As of 31 March 2019, the Company fleet had 255 aircraft.

Iuliia Tore