Aeromexico, one of the largest intercontinental airlines in Mexico, transported 1, 259,000 passengers in March, a nine-percent increase compared to March 2011.
According to Aeromexico representatives, the increase was a result of a 10-percent increase in international passenger traffic and a nine-percent increase in domestic passenger traffic.
The total number of passengers reached 3,559,000 in the first quarter of 2012, a 10-percent, year-on- year increase, with a 16-percent increase in international passenger traffic and an eight-percent increase in domestic passenger traffic.
Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASK's), increased six percent year-on-year in March, and demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPK's), grew seven percent. As a result, the load factor for the month increased 0.5 percentage points, to reach a total of 77.9 percent.
In the first quarter of the year, ASKs increased seven percent and the RPKs increased nine percent. Therefore, the load factor increased 1.4 percentage points, reaching 76.9 percent.