São Paulo, November 9, 2017 - GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GLAI"), (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil's #1 airline, announces today preliminary air traffic figures for the month of October, 2017. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2016.
The total volume of GOL departures increased by 0.5% and the number of seats was up 0.3% in October, resulting in an increase in supply of 1.9%. GOL's load factor was 80.6% in October 2017, 4.6 p.p. up over the same period of 2016, due to a growth in demand of 8.1% in the period.
In the domestic market, volume of departures and the number of seats increased by 0.5% and 0.4%, respectively over October 2016. In addition, GOL increased its supply by 1.7% in October over the same period the year before, while demand grew by 9.1%. GOL's Load factor was up 5.5 p.p. in comparison to the same month of the previous year, achieving 81.4%.
In October, GOL's international market supply and demand rose by 3.9% and 0.3, respectively, reducing load factor by 2.7 p.p. in relation to the same period of 2016.