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Grupo Aeromexico Reports 13.5 Percent Passenger Increase for November 2013

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for November 2013.

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Grupo Aeromexico transported one million 412 thousand passengers in November, which represents a 13.5% year-on-year increase and the highest monthly growth rate of the year. Domestic passengers increased 12.0%, while international passengers increased 17.7%. Demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs),increased 15.5% year-on-year; the most significant monthly increase reported since August 2011. The Company's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased 11.9%, year-on-year. The November load factor was therefore 78.6%; a 2.5 percent increase, year-on-year.

Aeromexico has reached 88.6% on-time departure, year to date; a 9.3 percentage point improvement year-on-year.



 November 

 YTD November 


2013

2012

 Var 


2013

2012

Var 













 RPK's (itinerary + charter, millions) 










 Domestic 

890

783

13.7%


8,665

8,630

0.4%



 International 

1,365

1,170

16.6%


13,858

12,784

8.4%



 Total 

2,255

1,953

15.5%


22,524

21,414

5.2%













 ASK's (itinerary + charter, millions) 










 Domestic 

1,130

1,069

5.6%


11,752

11,846

-0.8%



 International 

1,748

1,502

16.4%


17,653

16,147

9.3%



 Total 

2,878

2,572

11.9%


29,405

27,994

5.0%













 Load Factor (itinerary, %) 



p.p.




p.p.



 Domestic 

78.9

73.4

5.5


73.9

73.0

0.9



 International 

78.4

78.1

0.3


78.8

79.4

-0.6



 Total 

78.6

76.1

2.5


76.8

76.7

0.2













 Passengers (itinerary + charter, thousands) 










 Domestic 

1,017

909

12.0%


9,957

9,884

0.7%



 International 

395

335

17.7%


4,036

3,648

10.6%



 Total 

1,412

1,244

13.5%


13,993

13,532

3.4%













 Performance   (%) 



p.p.




p.p.



 On-time Departure within 15 min  

82.1

85.0

-2.9


88.6

79.3

9.3





The information included within this report has not been audited and does not provide information on the Company's future performance. Aeromexico's future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period's performance or its year-over-year comparison will be an indicator of similar future performance.

Glossary:

  • "RPKs" Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger transported one kilometer. This includes itinerary and charter flights. The total RPKs equals the number of revenue-passengers transported multiplied by the total distance flown.
  • "ASKs" Available Seat Kilometers represent the number of available seats multiplied by the distance flown. This metric is an indicator of the airline's capacity. It equals one seat offered for one kilometer, whether or not the seat is used.
  • "Load Factor" equals the number of passengers transported as a percentage of the number of seats offered. It is a measure of the airline's capacity utilization. This metric takes into account the total passengers transported and total seats available in itinerary flights.
  • "Passengers" refers to the total number of passengers transported by the airline.
  • "On-time Departure performance" is based on the number of Grupo Aeromexico flights departing within 15 minutes of scheduled time.

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V., the largest airline in Mexico, is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. The Group operates more than 600 daily flights from its main hub in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features more than 80 cities on three continents, including 47 destinations in Mexico, 17 in the United States, 12 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

The Group's current fleet includes Boeing 787, 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and Embraer 190, 175, 170 and 145 models. In 2012, Aeromexico announced the most important investment plan in aviation history in Mexico with its intention to buy 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 737 MAX jet airliners and ten 787-9 Dreamliners.

As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 19 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 530 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its code share partner flights with Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM for extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

www.aeromexico.com, http://www.skyteam.com

Contact:
Hector Enrique Aburto Perez
External Communications & P.R Coordinator
Tel: +52 (55) 9132 4551
Mail. [email protected]

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