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GOL discloses its preliminary traffic figures for December 2017

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SÃO PAULO, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GLAI"), (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil's #1 airline, announces today preliminary air traffic figures for the month of December, 2017. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2016.

GOL's Highlights
The total volume of GOL departures increased by 3.4% and the number of seats was up 3.5% in December, resulting in an increase in supply of 5.5%. GOL's load factor was 81.0% in December 2017, 2.0 p.p. up over the same period of 2016, due to a growth in demand of 8.2% in the period.

In the domestic market, volume of departures and number of seats increased by 3.0% and 3.1%, respectively over December 2016. In addition, GOL increased its supply by 4.5% in December over the same period the year before, while demand grew by 7.0%. GOL's Load factor was up 1.9 p.p. in comparison to the same month of the previous year, achieving 81.4%.

In December 2017, GOL's international market supply and demand rose by 14.5% and 19.3%, respectively, increasing load factor by 3.2 p.p. in relation to the same period of 2016.

 


Monthly Traffic Figures (¹)

Quarter Traffic Figures (¹)

Accumulated YTD Traffic Figures (¹)

Operational data *

Dec/17

Dec/16

% Var.

4Q17

4Q16

% Var.

12M17

12M16

% Var.

Total GOL










Departures

23,465

22,684

3.4%

64,910

63,860

1.6%

250,654

261,514

-4.2%

Seats (thousand)

3,930

3,796

3.5%

10,872

10,697

1.6%

41,953

43,641

-3.9%

  ASK (million)

4,539

4,303

5.5%

12,212

11,800

3.5%

46,693

46,330

0.8%

  RPK (million)

3,675

3,397

8.2%

9,876

9,161

7.8%

37,211

35,928

3.6%

  Load Factor

81.0%

79.0%

2.0 p.p

80.9%

77.6%

3.2 p.p

79.7%

77.5%

2.1 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

3,125

2,939

6.3%

8,667

8,106

6.9%

32,471

32,356

0.4%

Domestic GOL










Departures

22,137

21,485

3.0%

61,262

60,393

1.4%

236,493

246,923

-4.2%

Seats (thousand)

3,696

3,584

3.1%

10,228

10,084

1.4%

39,449

41,069

-3.9%

  ASK (million)

4,047

3,873

4.5%

10,863

10,568

2.8%

41,459

41,104

0.9%

  RPK (million)

3,295

3,079

7.0%

8,864

8,230

7.7%

33,231

32,031

3.7%

  Load Factor

81.4%

79.5%

1.9 p.p

81.6%

77.9%

3.7 p.p

80.2%

77.9%

2.2 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

2,945

2,784

5.8%

8,186

7,652

7.0%

30,581

30,474

0.4%

International GOL










Departures

1,328

1,199

10.8%

3,648

3,467

5.2%

14,161

14,591

-2.9%

Seats (thousand)

234

212

10.5%

644

613

5.0%

2,503

2,571

-2.6%

  ASK (million)

492

430

14.5%

1,348

1,232

9.4%

5,234

5,226

0.2%

  RPK (million)

380

318

19.3%

1,012

931

8.7%

3,980

3,897

2.1%

  Load Factor

77.2%

74.1%

3.2 p.p

75.1%

75.6%

-0.5 p.p

76.0%

74.6%

1.5 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

180

155

16.0%

481

454

6.0%

1,890

1,881

0.4%

On-time Departures

90.6%

93.8%

-3.2 p.p

92.5%

94.0%

-1.5 p.p

94.7%

94.8%

-0.1 p.p

Flight Completion

99.0%

98.7%

0.3 p.p

98.8%

98.3%

0.5 p.p

98.5%

94.2%

4.3 p.p

Cargo Ton

10.5

9.8

7.2%

29.2

27.9

4.7%

103.3

96.1

7.5%

* Source: Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) and the Company for the current month.
(1) Preliminary Figures

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About GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.

Brazil's largest airline group. GOL is Brazil's largest airline, carrying 33 million passengers annually on more than 700 daily flights to 64 destinations, 53 in Brazil and 11 in South America and the Caribbean, on a fleet of 120 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 120 Boeing 737 MAX on order. GOLLOG is a leading cargo transportation and logistics business serving more than 2,400 Brazilian municipalities and, through partners, 205 international destinations in 95 countries. SMILES is one of the largest coalition loyalty programs in Latin America, with 13 million registered participants, allowing clients to accumulate miles and redeem tickets for more than 700 locations worldwide. GOL has a team of more than 15,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Brazil's top on-time performance, and an industry leading 16 year safety record. GOL's shares are traded on the NYSE (GOL) and the B3 (GOLL4).

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