MEXICO CITY, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. (“Aeromexico”) (BMV: AEROMEX) today reported December 2020 operational results.

  • Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 116 thousand passengers in December 2020, an increase of 20.5% versus November 2020 driven by increases in both domestic and international passenger demand. Passengers carried were at 63.3% of December 2019 levels – domestic at 79.2% and international at 36.4%.
     
  • Aeromexico’s capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs) increased by 23.0% compared to November 2020 and was at 57.1% of December 2019.
     
  • Demand measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) increased by 35.6% compared to November 2020 and was at 47.3% of December 2019.
     
  • Aeromexico’s December load factor was 72.7%, an increase of 5.7 p.p. versus November 2020 and an 8.2 p.p. decrease versus December 2019.
     
  • During December 2020, Aeromexico resumed operations of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the Mexico CityCancun route, and gradually added other destinations such as Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Tijuana aligned with the airline’s network planning strategy. During January 2021 Aeromexico plans to increase its operations to Montreal to 5 weekly frequencies.









 December 


 YTD December 


2020

2019

 Var 


2020

2019

 Var 









 RPKs (itinerary + charter, millions) 








 Domestic 

875

1,004

-12.9%


7,057

11,603

-39.2%

 International 

880

2,704

-67.5%


9,388

30,868

-69.6%

 Total 

1,754

3,709

-52.7%


16,444

42,470

-61.3%









 ASKs (itinerary + charter, millions) 








 Domestic 

1,102

1,265

-12.9%


9,629

14,322

-32.8%

 International 

1,515

3,317

-54.3%


15,956

36,835

-56.7%

 Total 

2,617

4,583

-42.9%


25,586

51,157

-50.0%









 Load Factor (itinerary, %) 



p.p.




p.p.

 Domestic 

79.3

79.4

-0.0


73.3

81.0

-7.7

 International 

67.1

81.5

-14.4


68.2

83.8

-15.6

 Total 

72.7

80.9

-8.2


70.3

83.0

-12.7









 Passengers (itinerary + charter, thousands) 








 Domestic 

877

1,107

-20.8%


7,220

13,113

-44.9%

 International 

239

656

-63.6%


2,264

7,576

-70.1%

 Total 

1,116

1,763

-36.7%


9,484

20,689

-54.2%

Figures may not sum to total due to rounding.
The information included within this report has not been audited and does not provide information on the Company’s future performance. Aeromexico’s future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period’s performance or its year-over-year comparison will be an indicator of similar future performance.

Glossary:

  • “RPKs” Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger transported one kilometer. This includes itinerary and charter flights. The total RPKs equals the number of revenue-passengers transported multiplied by the total distance flown.
     
  • “ASKs” Available Seat Kilometers represent the number of available seats multiplied by the distance flown. This metric is an indicator of the airline’s capacity. It equals one seat offered for one kilometer, whether the seat is used.
     
  • “Load Factor” equals the number of passengers transported as a percentage of the number of seats offered. It is a measure of the airline’s capacity utilization. This metric considers the total passengers transported and total seats available in itinerary flights only.
     
  • “Passengers” refers to the total number of passengers transported by the airline.
     
  • Grupo Aeromexico´s investors presentation is available in the following link: https://www.aeromexico.com/en-us/investors 
     
  • Grupo Aeroméxico confirms that its voluntary process of financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the legislation of the United States of America, will be carried out in an orderly manner while it continues operating and offering services to its customers with the same quality that characterizes it, contracting from its suppliers the goods and services required for its operation. The Company will use the advantages of Chapter 11 to strengthen its financial position and liquidity, protect and preserve its operations and assets, and implement the necessary adjustments to face the impact of COVID-19.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of the Company and its management with respect to its performance, business and future events. We use words such as “believe,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “expect,”, “intend,” “target,” “estimate,” “project,” “predict,” “forecast,” “guideline,” “should” and other similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements, but they are not the only way we identify such statements. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. We caution you that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed in this release. The Company is under no obligation and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, has its main operations center in Terminal 2 of the Mexico City International Airport. Its destination network has reach in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Asia and Europe. The Group’s current operating fleet includes  Boeing 787 and 737 aircraft, as well as the latest generation Embraer 190. Aeroméxico is a founding partner of SkyTeam, an alliance that celebrates 20 years and offers connectivity in more than 170 countries, through the 19 partner airlines. Aeroméxico created and implemented a Health and Hygiene Management System (SGSH) to protect its clients and collaborators at all stages of its operation.
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