LATAM Airlines Group reported that its operations, measured in available seat – kilometers (ASK), grew by 14.9% compared to October 2022. In the international segment, LATAM increased its capacity by 31.2% compared to the same month of 2022, reaching the highest ASK level since February 2020. These results were accompanied by a load factor of 87.8% in that segment.
During the first ten months of 2023, capacity in the international segment increased by 39.8% compared to the same period in 2022, in line with a 41.9% increase in demand.
The number of passengers transported in October increased by 13.2% compared to the same period in 2022, reaching 6.4 million passengers, of which 1.2 million correspond to international operations, with an increase of 38.4 % compared to October 2022.
Year to date, the total number of passengers transported exceeded 60 million, increasing by 18.1% compared to the January – October 2022 period.
During October, passenger traffic measured in revenue passenger kilometers (RPK) increased by 18.1% compared to the same month in 2022, highlighting the 32.8% increase on international routes.
In terms of cargo, the group added its 19th freighter aircraft (Boeing 767-300BCF), allowing it to increase its market share in export and import markets in the region. In cargo, the capacity measured in available tons-kilometers (ATK) increased by 8.7% compared to October 2022, reaching 5,866 million available tons-kilometers during the first ten months of 2023.
The following table summarizes the operational statistics for the month and the year to date figures as of October 2023 for the main LATAM business segments:
(1) Domestic SSC refers to domestic operations of LATAM Airlines Chile, LATAM Airlines Colombia, LATAM Airlines Ecuador and LATAM Airlines Peru.
(2) Domestic Brazil refers to LATAM Airlines Brazil domestic operations.
(3) International refers to international operations of LATAM Airlines Brazil, LATAM Airlines Chile, LATAM Airlines Colombia, LATAM Airlines Ecuador and LATAM Airlines Peru.
Top Copyright Photo: LATAM Airlines (Chile) Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner CC-BBE (msn 38473) (Santiago 2023) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 961743.
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