Aeroflot Group announces operating results for September (+12.9%) and 9 months (+10.2%) 2018

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Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for September and 9M 2018.

9M 2018 Operating Highlights

In 9M 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 42.2 million passengers, up 10.2% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 26.8 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.0%. Group and Company RPKs increased by 9.1% and 6.3% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 9.0% year-on-year for the Group and by 7.8% year-on-year for the Company. The passenger load factor increased by 0.1 p.p. year-on-year to 83.8% for the Aeroflot Group and decreased by 1.2 p.p. to 81.6% for Aeroflot airline.

September 2018 Operating Highlights

In September 2018, Aeroflot Group carried 5.4 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 12.9%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.3 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 10.1%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 11.4% and 8.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 9.1% for Aeroflot Group and by 6.9% for Aeroflot airline.

On domestic routes, Group passengers carried and RPKs grew by 15.2% and 15.1% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 10.9% year-on-year. Company passengers carried and RPKs increased by 13.1% and 11.9% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs grew by 7.8%.

In September 2018, the number of passengers carried on the Group’s international routes increased by 10.3% year-on-year. RPKs grew by 8.6%, while capacity grew by 7.8%. The number of passengers carried by Aeroflot airline on international routes increased by 7.3%. RPKs grew by 7.0%, ASKs by 6.4%.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 87.2%, representing a 1.8 percentage point increase versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines increased by 1.5 percentage points year-on-year to 85.5%.

Fleet update

In September 2018, Aeroflot Group added four aircraft: one SSJ100, one Boeing 737-800, one Airbus А320 and one Boeing 777-300. One Boeing 737-800 was phased out. As of 30 September 2018, the Group fleet had 361 aircraft.

Aeroflot airline added two aircraft: one SSJ100 and one Airbus А320. As of 30 September 2018, the Company fleet had 250 aircraft.

  Net changes in the fleet Number of aircraft

as of 30.09.2018 

  September 2018 9M 2018
Aeroflot Group +3 +35 361
Aeroflot airline +2 +26 250

 

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

September 2018 September 2017 Change  9M 2018 9M 2017 Change
Passengers carried, thousand PAX 5,406.6 4,787.2      12.9% 42,248.8 38,339.6      10.2%
– international 2,408.0 2,183.3      10.3% 18,759.0 17,220.5       8.9%
– domestic 2,998.6 2,603.8      15.2% 23,489.8 21,119.0      11.2%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn 13,915.0 12,495.0 11.4% 108,428.0 99,381.6 9.1%
– international 7,803.0 7,184.8       8.6% 62,725.3 58,407.6       7.4%
– domestic 6,112.0 5,310.2      15.1% 45,702.7 40,974.2      11.5%
Available Seat Kilometres, mn 15,957.8 14,627.9        9.1% 129,392.6 118,753.7        9.0%
– international 9,139.4 8,481.4       7.8% 76,179.8 69,819.7       9.1%
– domestic 6,818.4 6,146.5      10.9% 53,212.8 48,933.9       8.7%
Passenger load factor, % 87.2% 85.4%    1.8 p.p. 83.8% 83.7%     0.1 p.p.
– international 85.4% 84.7%     0.7 p.p. 82.3% 83.7%   (1.3 p.p.)
– domestic 89.6% 86.4%      3.2 p.p. 85.9% 83.7%     2.2 p.p.
Cargo and mail carried, tonnes 28,282.0 23,872.9      18.5% 218,618.7 191,502.7      14.2%
– international 14,991.5 13,427.2      11.7% 121,327.5 106,715.1      13.7%
– domestic 13,290.4 10,445.7      27.2% 97,291.2 84,787.6      14.7%
Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn 121.5 110.1      10.4% 938.5 872.2        7.6%
– international 69.2 67.0       3.3% 571.7 529.9       7.9%
– domestic 52.4 43.0      21.8% 366.8 342.4       7.1%
Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,373.9 1,234.6      11.3% 10,697.0 9,816.5        9.0%
– international 771.4 713.6       8.1% 6,216.9 5,786.5       7.4%
– domestic 602.5 521.0      15.6% 4,480.1 4,030.0      11.2%
Available Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,888.1 1,744.0        8.3% 15,283.3 14,276.3        7.1%
– international 1,074.1 1,001.8       7.2% 8,985.4 8,373.2       7.3%
– domestic 814.0 742.2       9.7% 6,297.9 5,903.1       6.7%
Revenue load factor, % 72.8% 70.8%     2.0 p.p. 70.0% 68.8%     1.2 p.p.
– international 71.8% 71.2%      0.6 p.p. 69.2% 69.1%     0.1 p.p.
– domestic 74.0% 70.2%      3.8 p.p. 71.1% 68.3%     2.9 p.p.
Revenue flights 37,238 33,200      12.2% 305,730 276,779      10.5%
– international 15,798 13,907      13.6% 128,358 114,732      11.9%
– domestic 21,440 19,293      11.1% 177,372 162,047       9.5%
Flight hours for fleet 101,873 91,310      11.6% 833,776 756,305      10.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines Operating Results

September 2018 September 2017 Change  9M 2018 9M 2017 Change
Passengers carried, thousand PAX 3,298.7 2,995.8      10.1% 26,770.2 24,789.4        8.0%
– international 1,660.0 1,547.1       7.3% 13,687.8 12,957.0       5.6%
– domestic 1,638.7 1,448.7      13.1% 13,082.5 11,832.4      10.6%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn 9,005.9 8,281.5 8.7% 73,525.1 69,172.7 6.3%
– international 5,717.6 5,343.3       7.0% 47,958.3 45,620.2       5.1%
– domestic 3,288.3 2,938.2      11.9% 25,566.8 23,552.5       8.6%
Available Seat Kilometres, mn 10,534.7 9,858.5        6.9% 90,087.8 83,556.1        7.8%
– international 6,880.0 6,467.0       6.4% 60,054.0 55,788.0       7.6%
– domestic 3,654.8 3,391.5       7.8% 30,033.8 27,768.1       8.2%
Passenger load factor, % 85.5% 84.0%    1.5 p.p. 81.6% 82.8%     (1.2 p.p.)
– international 83.1% 82.6%    0.5 p.p. 79.9% 81.8%      (1.9 p.p.)
– domestic 90.0% 86.6%    3.4 p.p. 85.1% 84.8%       0.3 p.p.
Cargo and mail carried, tonnes 19,898.1 20,039.3     (0.7%) 160,095.9 161,841.7       (1.1%)
– international 12,994.7 13,207.7      (1.6%) 108,040.3 104,802.0       3.1%
– domestic 6,903.4 6,831.6       1.1% 52,055.6 57,039.7      (8.7%)
Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn 93.1 93.5      (0.4%) 754.8 751.5        0.4%
– international 63.7 66.0      (3.5%) 535.2 521.1       2.7%
– domestic 29.4 27.5       7.2% 219.5 230.4      (4.7%)
Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn 903.6 838.8        7.7% 7,372.0 6,977.0        5.7%
– international 578.3 546.9       5.7% 4,851.5 4,626.9       4.9%
– domestic 325.4 291.9      11.5% 2,520.5 2,350.1       7.3%
Available Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,270.1 1,196.4        6.2% 10,824.9 10,215.8        6.0%
– international 832.7 785.0       6.1% 7,253.4 6,852.6       5.8%
– domestic 437.3 411.4       6.3% 3,571.5 3,363.2       6.2%
Revenue load factor, % 71.1% 70.1%   1.0 p.p. 68.1% 68.3%     (0.2 p.p.)
– international 69.4% 69.7%  (0.3 p.p.) 66.9% 67.5%     (0.6 p.p.)
– domestic 74.4% 71.0%    3.4 p.p. 70.6% 69.9%       0.7 p.p.
Revenue flights 23,930 21,293      12.4% 200,651 180,689      11.0%
– international 11,733 10,438      12.4% 98,963 89,744      10.3%
– domestic 12,197 10,855      12.4% 101,688 90,945      11.8%
Flight hours for fleet 67,734 61,039      11.0% 572,003 520,666        9.9%

 

Moscow, 22 October 2018

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