GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. ("GLAI"), (B3: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), Brazil's #1 airline, announces today preliminary air traffic figures for the month of May, 2017. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2016.
The total volume of GOL departures decreased by 3.3%, and the number of seats declined 2.9%, occasioning a decrease in supply of 4.6%. Demand reduced by 2.4% in the period. GOL's load factor was 76.6% in May 2017, 1.7 p.p. up over the same period of 2016.
In the domestic market, GOL decreased its supply by 3.2% in May over the same period the year before.
Domestic demand reduced by 1.9% in the month, and GOL achieved a load factor of 76.9%, 1.1 p.p. up over May 2016.
In May, GOL's international market supply fell by 14.5%, while demand reduced 6.6% resulting in a load factor of 73.9%, which represents growth of 6.3 p.p. in relation to the same period of 2016.