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Azul Announces its Traffic Figures for October 2018
São Paulo, November 6th, 2018 - Azul S.A., "Azul", (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served and flight departures, announces today its preliminary traffic results for October 2018.
Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 15.9% compared to October 2017 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 16.6% resulting on a load factor of 82.4%, slightly lower than October 2017. Domestic load factor was 81.6%, an increase of 0.7 p.p. compared to the same period last year and international load factor was 84.9%, down 5.6 p.p..
"Year to date, we increased capacity by an impressive 16.7% while increasing load factor to 82.1%, demonstrating a robust demand environment, especially in domestic flights. International load factor remained at a healthy 85%. We are impressed with the performance of the 18 A320neos in our fleet, they are essential to strengthen our network while reducing unit cost", says John Rodgerson, Azul’s CEO.
Year to date we continue to be the number one on-time airline in Brazil and one of the top five in the world, with an on-time arrival rate of 87.3% according to FlightStats.
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