Friday, 11 May 2018

Azul in April

Azul, Brazil's largest airline by the number of cities served has announced its April preliminary results.  Which showed an increase in passenger traffic of 17.2% compared to the same period last year. As a result, load factor was 81.4%, 0.3 percentage points lower than in the same period last year.  And crucially for passengers, Azul continues to be the most on-time airline in Brazil with 90% of flights departing within 15 minutes of departure time, according to FlightStats. 








Abr-18
Abr-17
% ∆
YTD 2018
YTD 2017
% ∆
Total






RPK (million)
1,874
1,599
17.2%
7,764
6,795
14.3%
ASK (million)
2,301
1,957
17.6%
9,466
8,341
13.5%
Load factor
81.4%
81.7%
-0.3 p.p.
82.0%
81.5%
+0.5 p.p.
Domestic






RPK (million)
1,372
1,287
6.7%
5,730
5,580
2.7%
ASK (million)
1,726
1,613
7.0%
7,118
7,013
1.5%
Load factor
79.5%
79.8%
-0.3 p.p.
80.5%
79.6%
+0.9 p.p.
International






RPK (million)
501
312
60.5%
2,035
1,216
67.4%
ASK (million)
575
344
67.3%
2,348
1,327
76.9%
Load factor
87.2%
90.9%
-3.7 p.p.
86.7%
91.6%
-4.9 p.p.


Azul offers 739 daily flights to 106 destinations. With an operating fleet of 120 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the company has a network of 206 non-stop routes as of March 31, 2018. This year, Azul was awarded best airline in Latin America by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice and in 2017, the Company was elected best low-cost carrier in South America for the seventh consecutive time by Skytrax. Azul also ranked as most on-time airline in Brazil and most on-time low-cost carrier in the Americas in 2017 according to OAG's Punctuality League, the industry's most comprehensive annual ranking of on-time performance. 

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