BOGOTA, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In January, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings transported 2,167,071 passengers, up 2.4% compared to January 2013. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 4.6% while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (passenger revenue per kilometer flown), increased 1.7%. The load factor for the month was 81.2%, 20 basis points above our estimated outlook for 2014.
Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In January, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets transported a total of 1,237,636 travelers, up 4.1% compared to January 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 8.8%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 4.9%, and the load factor was 77.3%.
In January, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 929,435 passengers on international routes. Capacity (ASKs) increased 3.5% while passenger traffic (RPKs) grew about 0.9%, and the load factor was 82.2%.
|ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers|
|RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers|
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*About Avianca Holdings S.A. Avianca Holdings S.A. (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca (Avianca),Tampa Cargo SA incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos SA Aerogal incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines SA, incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses SA, LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transamérican Airlines SA TACA Perú incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales SA, SANSA incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costeña SA, incorporated in Nicaragua and Isleña de Inversiones CA de CV ISLEÑA incorporated in Honduras.