GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (“GLAI”), (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil’s No. 1 airline, announces preliminary air traffic figures for the month of January, 2018.
São Paulo – 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.