BOGOTA, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In October, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,278,973 passengers, up 9.6% compared to October 2013. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 8.2%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 6.7%. The load factor for the month was 79.2%.
Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In October, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,420,217 travelers, up 15.2% compared to October 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 16.5%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 12.5%. As a result, the load factor for the month was 76.9%.
In October, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 858,756 passengers on international routes, up 1.5% compared to October 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 5.9%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 5.1%. The load factor for the month was 79.8%.
|Operational Statistics||Oct-14||Oct-13||Δ YOY||YTD 2014||YTD 2013||Δ YOY|
|Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)|
|Load Factor 4||79.2%||80.2%||-1.0 pp||79.3%||80.4%||-1.1 pp|
|Load Factor 4||76.9%||79.7%||-2.8 pp||76.9%||77.2%||-0.3 pp|
|Load Factor 4||79.8%||80.4%||-0.6 pp||80.0%||81.2%||-1.2 pp|
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
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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.