Azul reports 17% increase in traffic from 18% increase in capacity in 2Q2018

    Azul Linhas Aereas reported (09-Aug-2018) a 17.4% year-on-year increase in passenger traffic in 2Q2018, over a capacity increase of 18.6%, resulting in a 0.8ppts reduction in load factor. RASK and PRASK adjusted for the loss in revenue from the truckers’ protest in Brazil increased 1.6% and 1.1%, respectively. Assuming a flat stage-length, RASK increased 8.1%. [more – original PR – English/Spanish]