Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 14.6% in 5M 2019, 12.0% in May

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Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for May and 5M 2019[1].

5M 2019 Operating Highlights

In 5M 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 22.5 million passengers, up 14.6% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline carried 14.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 11.3%.

Group and Company RPKs increased by 15.0% and 9.6% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 15.6% year-on-year for the Group and by 10.2% year-on-year for the Company.

The passenger load factor decreased by 0.4 p.p. year-on-year to 78.3% for Aeroflot Group and decreased by 0.4 p.p. to 76.3% for Aeroflot airline.

May 2019 Operating Highlights

In May 2019, Aeroflot Group carried 5.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 12.0%. Aeroflot airline carried 3.0 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 6.2%.

Group and Company RPKs were up 12.1% and 6.7% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 12.6% for Aeroflot Group and by 7.6% for Aeroflot airline.

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 77.0%, representing a 0.3 percentage point decrease versus the same period a year earlier. The passenger load factor at Aeroflot – Russian Airlines decreased by 0.6 percentage points year-on-year to 74.2%.

Fleet update

In May 2019 one Airbus A319, one Airbus A320 and one SSJ100 were phased out. As of 31 May 2019, the Group fleet had 367 aircraft.

Aeroflot airline phased out one Airbus A320 aircraft and one SSJ100. As of 31 May 2019, the Company fleet had 252 aircraft.

  Net changes in the fleet Number of aircraft[2]

as of 31.05.2019 

  May 2019 5M 2019
Aeroflot Group -3 +1 367
Aeroflot airline -2 -1 252

 

Aeroflot Group Operating Results

May 2019 May 2018 Change  5M 2019 5M 2018 Change
Passengers carried, thousand PAX 4,976.7 4,442.2 12.0% 22,477.2 19,612.7 14.6%
– international 2,253.2 1,960.5 14.9% 10,119.0 8,699.6 16.3%
– domestic 2,723.5 2,481.6 9.7% 12,358.2 10,913.0 13.2%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn 12,591.5 11,232.5 12.1% 58,377.7 50,748.9 15.0%
– international 7,345.9 6,431.5 14.2% 35,288.2 30,343.1 16.3%
– domestic 5,245.6 4,801.0 9.3% 23,089.6 20,405.8 13.2%
Available Seat Kilometres, mn 16,352.5 14,528.9 12.6% 74,579.7 64,496.2 15.6%
– international 9,822.0 8,530.5 15.1% 45,549.5 38,991.7 16.8%
– domestic 6,530.4 5,998.4 8.9% 29,030.2 25,504.5 13.8%
Passenger load factor, % 77.0% 77.3% (0.3 p.p.) 78.3% 78.7% (0.4,p.p.)
– international 74.8% 75.4% (0.6 p.p.) 77.5% 77.8% (0.3,p.p.)
– domestic 80.3% 80.0% 0.3 p.p. 79.5% 80.0% (0.5,p.p.)
Cargo and mail carried, tonnes 24,676.7 23,951.4 3.0% 115,796.2 110,615.5 4.7%
– international 14,190.9 13,395.4 5.9% 66,737.1 63,129.6 5.7%
– domestic 10,485.8 10,556.0 (0.7%) 49,059.1 47,485.8 3.3%
Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn 102.6 102.2 0.5% 481.8 476.9 1.0%
– international 65.8 62.9 4.6% 307.2 300.6 2.2%
– domestic 36.9 39.3 (6.2%) 174.6 176.3 (1.0%)
Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,235.9 1,113.1 11.0% 5,735.8 5,044.3 13.7%
– international 726.9 641.7 13.3% 3,483.1 3,031.5 14.9%
– domestic 509.0 471.4 8.0% 2,252.6 2,012.8 11.9%
Available Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,945.5 1,711.3 13.7% 8,864.5 7,611.5 16.5%
– international 1,167.2 999.6 16.8% 5,467.8 4,624.1 18.2%
– domestic 778.4 711.7 9.4% 3,396.7 2,987.3 13.7%
Revenue load factor, % 63.5% 65.0% (1.5 p.p.) 64.7% 66.3% (1.6,p.p.)
– international 62.3% 64.2% (1.9 p.p.) 63.7% 65.6% (1.9,p.p.)
– domestic 65.4% 66.2% (0.8 p.p.) 66.3% 67.4% (1.1,p.p.)
Revenue flights 37,915 34,511 9.9% 176,124 155,074 13.6%
– international 16,200 14,561 11.3% 74,444 64,858 14.8%
– domestic 21,715 19,950 8.8% 101,680 90,216 12.7%
Flight hours 104,503 94,389 10.7% 486,261 424,338 14.6%

 

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines Operating Results

May 2019 May 2018 Change  5M 2019 5M 2018 Change
Passengers carried, thousand PAX 2,983.4 2,809.7        6.2% 14,489.3 13,023.6      11.3%
– international 1,567.8 1,398.6      12.1% 7,587.1 6,737.1      12.6%
– domestic 1,415.7 1,411.1       0.3% 6,902.2 6,286.5       9.8%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres, mn 8,119.4 7,608.9 6.7% 39,867.1 36,371.4 9.6%
– international 5,511.2 4,834.7      14.0% 27,337.4 24,247.9      12.7%
– domestic 2,608.2 2,774.2      (6.0%) 12,529.7 12,123.4       3.4%
Available Seat Kilometres, mn 10,938.4 10,169.5        7.6% 52,231.0 47,407.7      10.2%
– international 7,631.2 6,680.5      14.2% 36,109.7 32,122.3      12.4%
– domestic 3,307.2 3,489.0      (5.2%) 16,121.2 15,285.5       5.5%
Passenger load factor, % 74.2% 74.8%  (0.6 p.p.) 76.3% 76.7%     (0.4 p.p.)
– international 72.2% 72.4% (0.2 p.p.) 75.7% 75.5%       0.2 p.p.
– domestic 78.9% 79.5% (0.6 p.p.) 77.7% 79.3%      (1.6 p.p.)
Cargo and mail carried, tonnes 17,299.1 18,182.2      (4.9%) 82,331.9 84,326.0       (2.4%)
– international 12,239.5 12,013.9       1.9% 56,836.5 57,298.1      (0.8%)
– domestic 5,059.6 6,168.3    (18.0%) 25,495.3 27,027.9      (5.7%)
Revenue Cargo Tonne Kilometres, mn 80.3 85.6      (6.2%) 373.7 398.1       (6.1%)
– international 60.7 59.1       2.7% 276.2 284.0      (2.7%)
– domestic 19.6 26.5    (26.2%) 97.5 114.1     (14.5%)
Revenue Tonne Kilometres, mn 811.0 770.4        5.3% 3,961.7 3,671.5        7.9%
– international 556.7 494.2      12.6% 2,736.5 2,466.3      11.0%
– domestic 254.3 276.2      (7.9%) 1,225.2 1,205.2       1.7%
Available Tonne Kilometres, mn 1,319.1 1,221.7        8.0% 6,279.2 5,690.0      10.4%
– international 932.2 801.9      16.3% 4,407.7 3,885.1      13.5%
– domestic 386.8 419.8      (7.9%) 1,871.5 1,804.9       3.7%
Revenue load factor, % 61.5% 63.1%  (1.6 p.p.) 63.1% 64.5%     (1.4 p.p.)
– international 59.7% 61.6%  (1.9 p.p.) 62.1% 63.5%      (1.4 p.p.)
– domestic 65.7% 65.8% (0.0 p.p.) 65.5% 66.8%      (1.3 p.p.)
Revenue flights 24,393 22,597        7.9% 118,091 104,457      13.1%
– international 12,080 11,033       9.5% 57,906 51,948      11.5%
– domestic 12,313 11,564       6.5% 60,185 52,509      14.6%
Flight hours 70,291 64,334        9.3% 340,300 301,071      13.0%

 

[1] Management accounts.

[2] Excluding aircraft leased or subleased out.

Moscow, 25 June 2019

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