Avianca Holdings And Its Subsidiaries Carried More Than 2.3 Million Passengers In July 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia--()--In July, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,314,438 passengers, up 4.3% compared to July 2013. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased by 4.8%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 2.5%. The load factor for the month was 82.1%.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In July, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,350,908 travelers, up 6.1% compared to July 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 5.1%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 4.9%. As a result, the load factor was 77.9%.

International markets

In July, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 963,530 passengers on international routes, up 2.0% compared to July 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 4.7%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) grew about 1.9%. As a result the load factor for the month was 83.1%.

Operational Results     jul-14     jul-13     Δ YOY     YTD 2014     YTD 2013     Δ YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)
PAX (K)1 2,314 2,218 4.3% 14,782 14,143 4.5%
ASK (mm)2 3,630 3,465 4.8% 23,414 22,323 4.9%
RPK (mm)3 2,979 2,906 2.5% 18,469 17,901 3.2%
Load Factor4     82.1%     83.9%     -1.8 p.p.     78.9%     80.2%     -1.3 p.p.
Domestic Market
PAX (K)1 1,351 1,273 6.1% 8,726 8,209 6.3%
ASK (mm)2 754 718 5.1% 4,941 4,665 5.9%
RPK (mm)3 588 560 4.9% 3,810 3,584 6.3%
Load Factor4     77.9%     78.1%     -0.2 p.p.     77.1%     76.8%     -0.3 p.p.
International Market
PAX (K)1 964 945 2.0% 6,057 5,934 2.1%
ASK (mm)2 2,876 2,747 4.7% 18,473 17,657 4.6%
RPK (mm)3 2,391 2,345 1.9% 14,659 14,316 2.4%
Load Factor4     83.1%     85.4%     -2.3 p.p.     79.4%     81.1%     -1.7 p.p.
1Pax: Passengers carried
2ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers
3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers
4Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

The terms "Avianca Holdings" or "the Company" refer to the consolidated entity

The original source-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the source-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.

*About Avianca Holdings S.A. Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (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 SA de CV ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras.

Contacts

Avianca Holdings S.A.
Communications and Corporate Affairs
Gilma Úsuga, (57+1) - 587 77 00 ext. 1660-1711
gilma.usuga@avianca.com; janeth.benitez@avianca.com
or
Claudia Arenas, (50+2) 2279-5700 (502) 2279-5600
claudia.arenas@avianca.com
OR
Investor Relations
Andrés Felipe Ruíz Vesga, (57 +1) 587 77 00 ext. 2474
andres.ruiz@avianca.com

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Contacts

Avianca Holdings S.A.
Communications and Corporate Affairs
Gilma Úsuga, (57+1) - 587 77 00 ext. 1660-1711
gilma.usuga@avianca.com; janeth.benitez@avianca.com
or
Claudia Arenas, (50+2) 2279-5700 (502) 2279-5600
claudia.arenas@avianca.com
OR
Investor Relations
Andrés Felipe Ruíz Vesga, (57 +1) 587 77 00 ext. 2474
andres.ruiz@avianca.com