AEROFLOT GROUP PASSENGER UP 14.5% IN JANUARY
MOSCOW - Aeroflot announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot– Russian Airlines for January 2019..
January 2019 Operating Highlights
In January 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 4.2 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 14.5%. Aeroflot airline carried 2.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 13.4%.
Group and Company RPKs were up 14.3% and 9.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 16.4% for Aeroflot Group and by 12.3% for Aeroflot airline.
Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 75.9%, representing a 1.4 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 1.8 percentage points year-on-year to 73.2%.
In January 2019, Aeroflot Group added two Boeing 737-800. One DHC8-300 was phased-out. As of 31 January 2019, the Group fleet had 367 aircraft. There were no changes in Aeroflot airline fleet in January 2019. As of 31 January 2019, the Company fleet had 253 aircraft.