Azul Performance

Azul Reports August Traffic

Azul

Azul S.A., (B3: AZUL4,NYSE :AZUL ), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served, announces yesterday its preliminary traffic results for August 2018.

Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 21.5% compared to August 2017 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 20.3%. As a result, load factor was 82.4%, 0.8 percentage points higher than August 2017. Domestic load factor was 81.2% and international was 85.7%.

"In addition to the healthy demand environment we are seeing, we have recently received our 17th A320neo, the key driver of our margin expansion plan going forward. We are just at the beginning of our fleet transformation process and I couldn't be more excited", says John Rodgerson, Azul's CEO.

Aug-18

Aug-17

% ?

YTD 2018

YTD 2017

% ?

Total

RPK (million)

2,119

1,744

21.5%

16,046

13,700

17.1%

ASK (million)

2,571

2,138

20.3%

19,585

16,777

16.7%

Load factor

82.4%

81.6%

+0.8 p.p.

81.9%

81.7%

+0.2 p.p.

Domestic

RPK (million)

1,525

1,331

14.6%

11,713

10,995

6.5%

ASK (million)

1,879

1,670

12.5%

14,611

13,783

6.0%

Load factor

81.2%

79.7%

+1.5 p.p.

80.2%

79.8%

+0.4 p.p.

International

RPK (million)

594

414

43.4%

4,333

2,704

60.2%

ASK (million)

693

468

48.0%

4,975

2,994

66.1%

Load factor

85.7%

88.5%

-2.8 p.p.

87.1%

90.3%

-3.2 p.p.

 



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