ALTA TRAFFIC REPORT JULY 2016

ALTA member airlines – including Brazil domestic traffic – carried 17.1 million passengers in July, down 1.29% – or 330,000 fewer passengers – from the previous year (see table 2). Traffic (RPK) grew 3.7% and capacity (ASK) increased 0.9%, bringing the load factor up to 85.5%, 2.3 percentage points higher than in July 2015. Freight ton kilometers decreased 5.1% in July 2016 as compared with the same month of the previous year, reaching 368 million FTKs.

Comparing 2016 vs. 2015


Traffic to/from Latin America & Caribbean


ALTA member airlines carried 2 million passengers to and from Latin America and the Caribbean in July, up 5.6% from the previous year (see table 3). Traffic (RPK) grew 7.4% and capacity (ASK) increased 4.2%, bringing the load factor to 89%, equivalent to 2.6 percentage points higher than in July 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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