Azul S.A., the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served and flight departures, announces today its preliminary traffic results for February 2020.
Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 25.1% compared to February 2019 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 25.1%, resulting in a load factor of 81.2%, 0.1 percentage point higher than the same period in 2019. Domestic load factor was 81.6% and international load factor was 79.9%.
“In February we saw a growth in passenger demand matched by an equal increase in capacity. We ended the month with 40 A320neos family aircraft and four E2s, the key drivers of our margin expansion going forward”, said John Rodgerson, CEO of Azul.
In February, Azul was the number one on-time airline in Brazil, with an on-time arrival rate of 87.4% according to FlightStats.