AviancaTaca records a 10.2% increase in passenger traffic

AviancaTaca records a 10.2% increase in passenger traffic

During May 2012, the subsidiary companies of AviancaTaca Holding S.A. transported 1.8 million passengers, an increase of 10.2% compared to the same period of 2011, while total capacity, measured in available seat kilometers (ASK), increased 9.6%. Total load factor during May was 76.5%.

Domestic markets: Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In May, the number of passengers transported by the subsidiary companies of AviancaTaca Holding S.A. in domestic markets increased 15.3% and capacity, measured in ASKs, increased 19.1% compared to the same period of 2011. Domestic load factor during May climbed to 77.7%, an improvement of 0.8 percentage points compared to the year-earlier period.

International Market
In May, the number of passengers transported by the subsidiary companies of AviancaTaca Holding S.A. in international markets increased 3.9% and capacity, measured in ASKs, increased 7.5% compared to the same period of 2011. International load factor during May was 76.2%.

January-May 2012: Avianca & TACA transported more than 9 million passengers
Avianca, TACA and their subsidiary airlines which comprise AviancaTaca Holding S.A. transported a total of 9,044,906 passengers in the domestic (Colombia, PerĂº and Ecuador) and international routes in January-May 2012, representing a 14.2% increase in total passengers transported compared to the same period of the previous year.