ALTA TRAFFIC REPORT MAY 2016
Comparing 2016 vs. 2015
Traffic to/from Latin America & Caribbean
ALTA member airlines carried 1.6 million passengers to and from Latin America and the Caribbean in May, up 4.3% from the previous year (see table 3). Traffic (RPK) grew 7.5% and capacity (ASK) increased 7.7%, bringing down the load factor to 83.5%, equivalent to 0.2 percentage points lower than in May 2015.
Reporting airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas (includes Austral), Aeromar, Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Copa Airlines Colombia, GOL, InselAir, LATAM Airlines Group, and Volaris.
RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometers) number of passengers carried times the distance traveled | ASK (Available Seat Kilometers) number of seats available for sale times the distance traveled | PLF Passenger Load Factor, obtained by dividing the RPKs by the ASKs | FTK (Freight Ton Kilometers) number of tons of freight carried times the distance traveled
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