LATAM Airlines Group November traffic

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore December 11, 2014 16:25

LATAM Airlines Group November traffic

LATAM Airlines Group system passenger traffic increased by 3.2% during November compared to the same month in 2013, while capacity increased by 1.9%. As a result, the group’s load factor for the month increased 1.0 points to 83.6%. International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 50% of the month’s total passenger traffic.

Domestic passenger traffic in LATAM Airlines Group’s Spanish speaking operations (Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia) rose 5.2%, while capacity increased by 3.6%. As a consequence, the domestic passenger load factor increased 1.2 points to 81.5%.

Domestic passenger traffic in Brazil increased by 5.9%, while capacity increased by 3.4%. As a consequence, the domestic Brazil passenger load factor increased 2.0 points to 83.5%.

International passenger traffic increased by 0.7%, while capacity increased by 0.3%. Accordingly, the international passenger load factor for the month increased 0.4 points to 84.4%. International traffic includes international operations of both LAN and TAM on regional and long haul routes.

Cargo traffic for LATAM Airlines Group decreased 2.5% as capacity decreased 3.8%. As a consequence, the cargo load factor increased 0.8 points to 63.9%. The decrease in cargo capacity is a result of reduced freighter operation in addition to decreased availability in the bellies of passenger aircraft. Cargo traffic decrease was driven by weaker imports into Latin America.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore December 11, 2014 16:25