ALTA TRAFFIC REPORT APRIL 2016

Comparing 2016 vs. 2015


Traffic to/from Latin America & Caribbean


ALTA member airlines carried 1.5 million passengers to and from Latin America and the Caribbean in April, up 1.8% from the previous year (see table 3). Traffic (RPK) grew 0.1% and capacity (ASK) increased 6.4%, bringing down the load factor to 79.7%, equivalent to 0.5 percentage points lower than in April 2015.

Reporting airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas (includes Austral), Aeromar, Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Copa Airlines Colombia, GOL, InselAir, LATAM Airlines Group, and Volaris.

Glossary:
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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