Aeroflot sees passenger numbers increase in early 2016

Aeroflot sees passenger numbers increase in early 2016

In the first nine months of 2016, Aeroflot Group carried 32.8 million passengers, up 9.2 per cent year-on-year.

Aeroflot airline carried 21.7 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 10.4 per cent.

Group and company revenue passenger kilometres increased by 13.1 per cent and 11 per cent year-on-year, respectively.

Available seat kilometres rose by 8.8 per cent year-on-year for Aeroflot Group and by 8.5 per cent for Aeroflot airline.

The passenger load factor increased by 3.1 percentage points year-on-year to 82.4 per cent for the group and by 1.8 percentage year-on-year to 82 per cent for the company.

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In September 2016, Aeroflot Group carried 4.2 million passengers, up 11.6 per cent year-on-year.

Aeroflot airline carried 2.7 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.8 per cent.

On domestic routes, group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 2.5 per cent and 6.2 per cent year-on-year, respectively.
ASKs remained flat year-on-year.

Company passengers carried and RPKs on domestic routes were up 7.9 per cent and 3.5 per cent year-on-year, respectively.
ASKs declined by 1.4 per cent.

The decrease in Company’s ASKs was due to postponement of aircraft deliveries required for summer schedule operations and respective adjustments in the flight program.