Published On: Tue, Apr 28th, 2015

GOL: Domestic load factor reached 78.9% in 1Q15

gol_5GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary air traffic figures for March 2015. Comparisons refer to March 2014 and 1Q14.

GOL Highlights

• The domestic load factor reached 78.9% in 1Q15, 2.1 p.p. up year-on-year. The rate came to 74.2% in March, 0.2 p.p. down on March 2014 and 78.3% in the last 12 months (LTM), 5.4 p.p. more than in the previous 12-month period.

• Domestic demand in the first quarter increased by 4.9% over 1Q14, fell by 1.8% in March and climbed by 5.7% in the LTM over the same periods last year.

• Domestic capacity moved up by 2.1% in 1Q15 and fell by 1.6% in March. The LTM figure fell by 1.5% over the previous 12 months.

• International demand climbed by 20.7% in the first quarter, leading to a load factor of 72.6%, up by 1.2 p.p.

• The number of passengers transported in the entire route network totaled 10.1 million in 1Q15, 3% more than in 1Q15, and 40 million in the LTM, 11.5% up on the same period the year before.

• In the first quarter, net PRASK fell by 5.7% and yield by 8.0% over 1Q14.

• On 1Q15, jet fuel prices was between R$ 1.95 and R$ 2.02 per liter.