Bogota, April 26, 2012
AVIANCA AND TACA CARRIED 5.5 MILLION PASSENGERS
The airlines registered a 16% increase in passenger traffic in the first semester of 2012 compared to the same period of 2011
Avianca and TACA today reported a 16% increase in total passengers carried, from 4.7 million passengers in the first quarter of 2011, to 5.5 million passengers at the close of the first quarter of 2012. Passenger capacity, measured in number of available seats per kilometer (ASK), in turn grew 13.8% in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the year-earlier period.
Domestic Markets of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador: 3.1 million passengers
International Market: 2.4 million passengers
*ASK: Available Seats per Kilometer