Aeromexico attributes double digit increase in ASK to upgauging strategy

    Aeromexico attributed (20-Feb-2018) a 15.4% year-on-year increase in total ASKs in 4Q2017 to Aeromexico‘s upgauging strategy. International ASKs increased by 29.5% while domestic capacity decreased by 9.8% year-on-year. The following fleet changes impacted ASK:

    • Addition of three Boeing 787-9s, four 737-800s and nine Embraer 190s;
    • Redelivery of three 737-700s and fifteen E145s. The transactions resulted in a net reduction of two aircraft.

    International ASKs accounted for 72% of Grupo Aeromexico’s total ASKs, a 7.8ppts year-on-year increase. [more – original PR – English/Spanish]