Bogota, May 30, 2012
AVIANCA AND TACA TRANSPORT MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION PASSENGERS IN Q1 2012
During Q1 2012, Avianca, Taca and subsidiaries transported a total of 7,246,352 passengers on their network of national and international routes. This is a 15.2% increase on the number of passengers transported in the same period in 2011, when the figure was 6,289,246 passengers. The occupancy factor in the January to April 2012 period stood at 78.4%.
During April, Avianca and Taca recorded a 12.9% jump in passenger numbers, from 1,546,271 in April 2011 to 1,745,260 in April 2012.
Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
In April, the subsidiaries of AviancaTaca Holding S.A. recorded a 20.2% increase in the number of passengers transported in these domestic markets, transporting 1,003,695 passengers, compared to 834,888 passengers transported in the same domestic markets in April 2011. The ASK capacity*, grew by 22.6%.