Aerolineas Argentinas transported 9% more passengers
In total, 1,048,674 passengers traveled throughout the firm's network of flights
Aerolineas Argentinas exceeded by 9% the number of passengers transported compared to the same month of the previous year. In total, 1,048,674 passengers traveled throughout the Aerolineas Argentinas network.
In total some 782,745 passengers flew to the 37 destinations that the company covers within Argentina, which represents 10% compared to the same period of the previous year. On the other hand, 255454 passengers were transported in the international network, which is 4% more than in 2018.
Meanwhile, the occupancy rate of flights was 80.1%, that is, 6.2 points higher than the same period of 2018 and 1.4% higher than that projected for May. .
During the first four months of 2019, the number of passengers transported was 4,449,800, which represents a fall of 2% compared to the previous year. However, since March the company recovered 5 points in market share (averaging 66% of the total). This favorable trend allowed Airlines to reposition itself and to equalize in May the number of passengers transported compared to the previous year, if the first 5 months of the year are taken.
Noteworthy is the growth in the number of passengers despite the strike on May 29, which forced to cancel more than 330 flights and affected about 37,000 passengers
For its part, the punctuality reached 88.1%, this means an improvement in the performance of 1 point with respect to the goal projected for the month of May. In this regard, Aerolineas Argentinas was awarded by the flight statistics company FlightStats, with a second place among the most punctual airlines in the region. In 2018 the company has remained on the podium of the most punctual companies for several months, surpassing even several records and averaging 87% of annual punctuality, the highest figure in its history.
Finally, it is worth remembering that, during the month of April, Aerolineas Argentinas was distinguished in the "Traveler's Choice Awards" that the specialized site TripAdvisor delivers, according to the qualifications and opinions of thousands of travelers. Thus, the Aerolíneas Group won the "Best Major Airline Latin America" category, which awards the largest airlines in the region.
In the same way, it was awarded at the Kayak Travel Awards 2019 as one of the five best airlines in Latin America. This distinction is based on the opinions of the users of the specialized travel search engine, through which aspects such as food, boarding, onboard entertainment, crew and comfort are evaluated.