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GOL discloses its preliminary traffic figures for January 2018

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SÃO PAULO, Feb. 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 January, 2018. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2017.

GOL's Highlights

  • The total volume of GOL departures increased by 3.8% and the number of seats was up 3.6% in January, resulting in an increase in supply of 4.9%. GOL's load factor was 83.5% in January 2018, 0.3 p.p. up over the same period of 2017, due to a growth in demand of 5.2% in the period.
  • In the domestic market, volume of departures and number of seats increased by 2.8% and 2.5%, respectively over January 2017. In addition, GOL increased its supply by 2.3% in January over the same period the year before, while demand grew by 2.7%. GOL's Load factor was up 0.4 p.p. in comparison to the same month of the previous year, achieving 84.0%.
  • In January 2018, GOL's international market supply and demand rose by 27.5% and 27.9%, respectively, increasing load factor by 0.3 p.p. in relation to the same period of 2017.

 


Monthly Traffic Figures (¹)

LTM Traffic Figures (¹)




Operational data *

Jan/18

Jan/17

% Var.

Jan/18
LTM

Jan/17
LTM

% Var.

Total GOL







Departures

24,713

23,815

3.8%

251,546

256,642

-2.0%

Seats (thousand)

4,139

3,996

3.6%

42,095

42,854

-1.8%

  ASK (million)

4,892

4,664

4.9%

46,922

46,176

1.6%

  RPK (million)

4,085

3,882

5.2%

37,428

35,848

4.4%

  Load Factor

83.5%

83.2%

0.3 p.p

79.8%

77.6%

2.1 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

3,344

3,267

2.4%

32,510

31,832

2.1%

Domestic GOL







Departures

23,084

22,464

2.8%

237,105

242,159

-2.1%

Seats (thousand)

3,852

3,757

2.5%

39,544

40,299

-1.9%

  ASK (million)

4,271

4,177

2.3%

41,553

40,997

1.4%

  RPK (million)

3,589

3,494

2.7%

33,337

31,995

4.2%

  Load Factor

84.0%

83.6%

0.4 p.p

80.2%

78.0%

2.2 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

3,116

3,076

1.3%

30,581

29,968

2.0%

International GOL







Departures

1,629

1,351

20.6%

14,441

14,483

-0.3%

Seats (thousand)

287

239

19.9%

2,551

2,555

-0.2%

  ASK (million)

621

487

27.5%

5,370

5,179

3.7%

  RPK (million)

496

388

27.9%

4,092

3,853

6.2%

  Load Factor

80.0%

79.7%

0.3 p.p

76.2%

74.4%

1.8 p.p

Pax on board (thousand)

229

190

20.1%

1,929

1,864

3.5%

On-time Departures

91.2%

92.9%

-1.7 p.p

94.5%

94.7%

-0.2 p.p

Flight Completion

99.0%

99.2%

-0.2 p.p

98.4%

95.1%

3.3 p.p

Cargo Ton

7.93

6.80

16.5%

103.9

95.9

8.4%


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

     (1) Preliminary Figures

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 119 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 over 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 14,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Brazil's top on-time performance, and an industry leading 17 year safety record. GOL's shares are traded on the NYSE (GOL) and the B3 (GOLL4).

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