São Paulo, February 8, 2018 - 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 January, 2018. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2017.
- The total volume of GOL departures increased by 3.8% and the number of seats was up 3.6% in January, resulting in an increase in supply of 4.9%. GOL’s load factor was 83.5% in January 2018, 0.3 p.p. up over the same period of 2017, due to a growth in demand of 5.2% in the period.
- In the domestic market, volume of departures and number of seats increased by 2.8% and 2.5%, respectively over January 2017. In addition, GOL increased its supply by 2.3% in January over the same period the year before, while demand grew by 2.7%. GOL’s Load factor was up 0.4 p.p. in comparison to the same month of the previous year, achieving 84.0%.
- In January 2018, GOL’s international market supply and demand rose by 27.5% and 27.9%, respectively, increasing load factor by 0.3 p.p. in relation to the same period of 2017.