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Avianca Holdings And Its Subsidiaries Carried More Than 2.3 Million Passengers In August 2014

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In August, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE:AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,354,364 passengers, up 6.6% compared to August 2013. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased by 4.3%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 5.4%. The load factor for the month was 82.8%.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In August, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,364,293 travelers, up 8.7% compared to August 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 7.8%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 8.5%. As a result, the load factor was 78.0%.

International markets

In August, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 990,071 passengers on international routes, a 3.8% increase compared with passenger numbers of August 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 3.4%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) grew about 4.6%. As a result the load factor for the month was 84.1%.

Operational Results aug-14 aug-13 YOY YTD 2014 YTD 2013 YOY
Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)
PAX (K)1 2,354 2,209 6.6% 17,137 16,352 4.8%
ASK (mm)2 3,637 3,487 4.3% 27,051 25,810 4.8%
RPK (mm)3 3,012 2,859 5.4% 21,482 20,760 3.5%
Load Factor4 82.8% 82.0% 0.8 p.p. 79.4% 80.4% -1.0 p.p.
Domestic Market
PAX (K)1 1,364 1,255 8.7% 10,090 9,464 6.6%
ASK (mm)2 761 706 7.8% 5,702 5,371 6.2%
RPK (mm)3 594 547 8.5% 4,404 4,132 6.6%
Load Factor4 78.0% 77.5% 0.5 p.p. 77.2% 76.9% 0.3 p.p.
International Market
PAX (K)1 990 954 3.8% 7,047 6,888 2.3%
ASK (mm)2 2,876 2,781 3.4% 21,348 20,439 4.5%
RPK (mm)3 2,418 2,312 4.6% 17,078 16,628 2.7%
Load Factor4 84.1% 83.1% 1.0 p.p. 80.0% 81.4% -1.4 p.p.

The terms “Avianca Holdings” or “the Company” refer to the consolidated entity

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*About Avianca Holdings S.A. Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE:AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerov’ias del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca (Avianca), Tampa Cargo SA incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos SA Aerogal incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines SA, incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses SA, LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transam’erican Airlines SA TACA Per’u, incorporated in Per’u, Servicios A’ereos Nacionales SA, SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Coste~na SA, incorporated in Nicaragua and Isle~na de Inversiones SA de CV ISLE~NA, incorporated in Honduras.

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