GOL Linhas reports September preliminary traffic down 18.9%
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes announces preliminary air traffic figures for the month of September and the year-to-date. Comparisons refer to the same period of 2015. The volume of departures in the total system fell 18.9%, while the number of seats recorded a 18.3% decline in September. In the first nine months, these indicators fell by 16.4% and 16.2% respectively. In the domestic market, GOL reduced its supply by 0.5% in September and 5.7% year to date over the same periods the year before. Domestic demand increased 1.8% in September, reaching a load factor of 78.3%, 1.8 p.p. up on September 2015. Until the month of September, domestic demand reduced by 6.6%, accompanied by a load factor of 77.9%. In September, GOL's international market supply and demand fell by 22.7% and 21.8%, respectively, with load factor of 74.3%. Year to date, supply declined by 17.6% while demand decreased by 14.9%, reaching a load factor of 74.3%, up by 2.4 p.p.