The number of passengers of Latin American and Caribbean airlines is growing
ALTA has reported that Latin American and Caribbean airlines transported 24.7 million passengers in June, representing an increase of 6.3% over the previous year
According to the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, traffic (RPK) grew 5.8% and capacity (ASK) increased 4%, bringing the occupancy factor to 81.8%, equivalent to 1.4 percentage points more than in June 2018.
Latin American and Caribbean airlines transported 18.6 million domestic passengers in June, which represents an increase of 7% compared to 2018 (see table 2). Traffic (RPK) grew 5.8% and capacity (ASK) grew 1.8%, bringing the occupancy factor to 82.4%.
Latin American and Caribbean airlines transported 6.1 million international passengers in June, of which 3.5 million were international passengers within the region and 2.6 million outside the region. Argentina-Brazil was the largest intra-regional market while Mexico-USA was the largest extra-regional market.