Aeroflot traffic continues to grow on the back of expanding fleet

posted on 21st November 2018 by Justin Burns
Aeroflot traffic continues to grow on the back of expanding fleet

The Aeroflot Group carried 47 million passengers in the first 10 months of the year – 10.3 per cent more than the same period in 2017.

The Group which includes Aeroflot, Aurora, Pobeda and Rossiya Airlines, had a load factor of 83.7 per cent, up year-on-year (YOY) by 0.2 percentage points.

Aeroflot alone carried 29.9 million passengers, a YOY increase of eight per cent but the load factor decreased by one percentage point to 81.6 per cent.

Last month, the Group carried 4.8 million passengers, a YOY rise of 11.4 per cent. Aeroflot carried 3.1 million, a YOY increase of eight per cent.

In October 2018, the Group added four aircraft: three Boeing 737-800 and one Boeing 777-300. One Airbus A320 was phased-out. As of 31 October 2018, the Group fleet had 364 aircraft.

Aeroflot alone added two Boeing 737-800 aircraft as well as phased-out one Airbus A320 aircraft. As of 31 October 2018, it had a fleet of 251 aircraft.