GOL Discloses Preliminary Traffic Figures for December 2018

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil’s premier domestic airline, announced preliminary air traffic figures for the month of December, 2018. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2017.

Highlights    

  • GOL’s domestic supply (ASK) decreased by 0.5% and demand (RPK) increased by 3.0%. GOL’s domestic load factor was 84.4%, a 2.8 p.p. increase in comparison to December 2017. The volume of departures decreased by 2.2% and seats increased by 2.5% over December 2017.
  • GOL’s international supply (ASK) and demand (RPK) increased by 33.7% and 31.8%, respectively, and international load factor was 76.3%, a decrease of 1.1 p.p. in relation to December 2017.
  • GOL’s total supply (ASK) increased 3.2% due to a 2.5% increase in seats and a 1.8% decrease in departures. GOL’s total demand (RPK) increased by 5.9% in comparison to December 2017 and consolidated load factor was 83.3%.

Monthly Traffic Figures (¹)

Quarterly Traffic Figures (¹)

Accumulated Traffic Figures (¹)

Operational data *

Dec/18

Dec/17

% Var.

4Q18

4Q17

% Var.

12M18

12M17

% Var.

Total GOL

Departures

23,050

23,465

-1.8%

63,371

64,910

-2.4%

249,980

250,653

-0.3%

Seats (thousand)

4,030

3,930

2.5%

11,066

10,872

1.8%

42,955

41,953

2.4%

ASK (million)

4,683

4,539

3.2%

12,480

12,214

2.2%

48,031

46,695

2.9%

RPK (million)

3,900

3,681

5.9%

10,207

9,896

3.1%

38,387

37,231

3.1%

Load Factor

83.3%

81.1%

2.2 p.p

81.8%

81.0%

0.8 p.p

79.9%

79.7%

0.2 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

3,307

3,125

5.8%

8,912

8,652

3.0%

33,415

32,507

2.8%

Domestic GOL

Departures

21,646

22,137

-2.2%

59,691

61,262

-2.6%

235,857

236,493

-0.3%

Seats (thousand)

3,788

3,696

2.5%

10,429

10,228

2.0%

40,536

39,449

2.8%

ASK (million)

4,025

4,047

-0.5%

10,876

10,863

0.1%

42,402

41,463

2.3%

RPK (million)

3,398

3,300

3.0%

9,004

8,879

1.4%

34,233

33,250

3.0%

Load Factor

84.4%

81.6%

2.8 p.p

82.8%

81.7%

1.1 p.p

80.7%

80.2%

0.5 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

3,123

2,945

6.0%

8,434

8,169

3.2%

31,574

30,618

3.1%

International GOL

Departures

1,404

1,328

5.7%

3,680

3,648

0.9%

14,123

14,160

-0.3%

Seats (thousand)

241

234

3.0%

637

644

-1.0%

2,419

2,503

-3.4%

ASK (million)

658

492

33.7%

1,604

1,351

18.8%

5,629

5,232

7.6%

RPK (million)

502

381

31.8%

1,203

1,017

18.2%

4,154

3,981

4.3%

Load Factor

76.3%

77.4%

-1.1 p.p

75.0%

75.3%

-0.3 p.p

73.8%

76.1%

-2.3 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

184

180

2.5%

478

482

-0.9%

1,841

1,889

-2.6%

On-time Departures

83.5%

90.6%

-7.1 p.p

87.5%

92.5%

-5.0 p.p

91.8%

94.6%

-2.8 p.p

Flight Completion

98.9%

99.0%

-0.1 p.p

98.6%

98.8%

-0.2 p.p

98.5%

98.5%

0.0 p.p

Cargo Ton

10.8

10.5

2.4%

29.8

28.6

4.2%

110.1

102.8

7.1%

     * Source: Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) and the Company for the current month. 
       
(1) Preliminary Figures