Brazil’s Azul: Airline passenger traffic up 21.6% in June

Brazil’s Azul: Airline passenger traffic up 21.6% in June

eTurboNews Syndication:

The largest airline in Brazil by amount of cities served and flight departures, Azul S.A., today its preliminary traffic results for June 2019 announces.

Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 21.6% in comparison to June 2018 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 14.7%, producing a load factor of 83.6%, a rise of 4.8 percentage points when compared to same period in 2018. Domestic passenger traffic increased 28.7% on a 20.3% upsurge in capacity producing a load factor of 82.3%, 5.than June 2018 4 percentage points higher. International load factor was 87.8%.

In the 2Q19, load factor was 84.1%, a rise of 4.the year before 0 percentage points compared to. Domestic load factor was 83.1% and international was 87.5%.


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“Changing competitive dynamics in the Brazilian airline sector combined with organic growth of our network led to strong traffic results for the month of June. In July we expect this trend to keep, month for all of us that is a high season. We ended the quarter with 28 A320neos and so are excited to help keep adding these game changing planes to your fleet through the second 1 / 2 of the year”, says John Rodgerson, Azul’s CEO.

Author: George Taylor

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