Commercial Aviation

Avianca and Taca carried more than 2,100,000 passengers

e517e1358c890618932fc1f1aa08c873During the month of January 2013, Avianca, Taca and subsidiaries carried 2,115,834 passengers; a 12.3% increase compared to  January 2012 when 1,883,331 travelers were carried.

The capacity, measured in ASKs  (available seat kilometers) increased by 6.9% and  the  overall load factor (average aircraft occupancy on both domestic and international routes) was 83.5%.

Domestic markets of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In the first month of the year the airlines  affiliated with the Holding transported  within Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador, a total of 1,189,356 passengers, a 14.9% increase compared to January 2012 where 1,035,070 passengers were carried. Capacity in these markets  through January rose by 16.5%. The load factor on domestic routes was 80.2%.

International Markets

In January Avianca, TACA and subsidiaries carried 926,478 passengers on international routes, a 9.2% increase compared to  January 2012 when the figure  reached 848,261 passengers. The capacity measured in ASK for the international routes was up 4.7% while the load factor was 84.3%.

Source: Avianca

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