January 23, 2022

ALTA Member airlines passenger traffic increases 5.9% In November

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LogoALTA-300x101From Curacao Chronicle

MIAMI – The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announced that its member airlines carried 13.8 million passengers in November, up 5.9% from the previous year.

Traffic (RPK) grew 5.8% and capacity (ASK) increased 3.0%, bringing up the load factor to 79.0%, 2.1 percentage points higher than in November 2012.

The number of passengers carried year-to-date increased 6.4% versus the same period of the previous year, reaching 146.2 million passengers. During the aforementioned period, traffic (RPK) rose 7.2%, capacity (ASK) increased 5.6%, and the passenger load factor reached 77.5%, 1.1 percentage points higher than the previous year.

Freight ton kilometers increased 0.1% in November and 3.7% year-to-date.


Reporting airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas (includes Austral), Aeromar, Aeromexico, Avianca, Copa Airlines, GOL, InselAir, LAN Group, TACA Group, TAM, TAM Mercosur and Volaris.


RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometers) number of passengers carried times the distance traveled |ASK (Available Seat Kilometers) number of seats available for sale times the distance traveled | PLFPassenger Load Factor, obtained by dividing the RPKs by the ASKs FTK (Freight Ton Kilometers) number of tons of freight carried times the distance traveled.

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