Alta traffic report September 2016

The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announced that ALTA member airlines carried 10.2 million passengers in September, up 8.2% from the previous year, excluding domestic traffic in Brazil .

 

Traffic (RPK) grew 8% and capacity (ASK) increased 3.4%, bringing up the load factor to 82.7%, equivalent to 3.5 percentage points higher than in September 2015. Freight ton kilometers decreased 4.9% in September 2016 as compared with the same month the previous year, reaching 346 million FTKs.

 

ALTA member airlines – including Brazil domestic traffic – carried 14.9 million passengers in September, up 0.5% - or 70,000 more passengers - from the previous year (see table 2). Traffic (RPK) grew 4.7% and capacity (ASK) increased 1%, bringing the load factor up to 82.1%, 2.9 percentage points higher than in September 2015. Freight ton kilometers decreased 4.5% in September 2016 as compared with the same month of the previous year, reaching 370 million FTKs.