LATAM traffic up 9.1% in August

Washington DC
This story is sourced from Pro
See more Pro news »

LATAM Airlines group has posted a 9.1% year-on-year increase in traffic in August.

Capacity increased 1.3% while the load factor rose 5.6 percentage points to 79.3%.

Domestic passenger traffic in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia rose 16.4%, as capacity increased 13.8%, resulting in a 1.8 percentage point increase in the domestic load factor to 79.9%.

Domestic passenger traffic in Brazil rose 12.6%, as capacity decreased 2.8%. The domestic Brazil passenger load factor increased 10.2 percentage points to 74.4%.

International passenger traffic rose 5.2%, with capacity up 1.4%, resulting in a three percentage point increase in the international load factor to 82.7%. International traffic includes the international operations of both LAN and TAM on regional and long haul routes.

Cargo traffic for LAN fell 1.2% as capacity decreased 1.9%, resulting in cargo load factor growth by 0.5 percentage points to 68.3%.