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Avianca Holdings And Its Subsidiaries Carried Close To 2.2 Million Passengers In September 2014

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In September, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,183,710 passengers, up 12.2% compared to September 2013. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased by 9.6%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 8.4%. The load factor for the month was 79.0%.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In September, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within these markets a total of 1,321,218 travelers, up 15.9% compared to September 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 16.2%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 12.8%. As a result, the load factor for the month was 74.4%.

International markets

In September, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 862,492 passengers on international routes, up 7.0% compared to September 2013. Capacity (ASKs) increased 7.9%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) grew about 7.3%. The load factor for the month was 80.3%.

Operational Statistics

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Sep-13

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3Q 2014

3Q 2013

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YTD 2014

YTD 2013

YOY

Avianca Holdings (Consolidated)
PAX (K)1 2,184 1,946 12.2% 6,853 6,373 7.5% 19,321 18,298 5.6%
ASK (mm)2 3,415 3,115 9.6% 10,683 10,067 6.1% 30,466 28,925 5.3%
RPK (mm)3 2,698 2,488 8.4% 8,689 8,253 5.3% 24,180 23,248 4.0%
Load Factor 4 79.0% 79.9% -0.9 p.p. 81.3% 82.0% -0.7 p.p. 79.4% 80.4% -1.0 p.p.
Domestic Market
PAX (K)1 1,321 1,140 15.9% 4,036 3,669 10.0% 11,411 10,604 7.6%
ASK (mm)2 767 661 16.2% 2,283 2,084 9.5% 6,469 6,032 7.3%
RPK (mm)3 571 506 12.8% 1,753 1,614 8.6% 4,975 4,638 7.3%
Load Factor 4 74.4% 76.6% -2.2 p.p. 76.8% 77.4% -0.6 p.p. 76.9% 76.9% 0.0 p.p.%
International Market
PAX (K)1 862 806 7.0% 2,816 2,705 4.1% 7,909 7,694 2.8%
ASK (mm)2 2,648 2,455 7.9% 8,400 7,983 5.2% 23,996 22,893 4.8%
RPK (mm)3 2,127 1,982 7.3% 6,937 6,639 4.5% 19,205 18,610 3.2%
Load Factor 4 80.3% 80.7% -0.4 p.p. 82.6% 83.2% -0.6 p.p. 80.0% 81.3% -1.3 p.p.
1Pax: Passengers carried
2ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers
3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers
4Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity

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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