LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for February 2021
Santiago (Chile), March 12, 2021 - LATAM's operational projection for the passenger operation in March is estimated to reach 35% (measured in available seat kilometers - ASK) compared to the same month in 2019 and a pre-pandemic context.
For this month, the group plans to operate 675 daily domestic and international flights, connecting 115 destinations in 16 countries. Meanwhile, in the Cargo Division, there are more than 1,100 cargo freighter flights scheduled for this month, a utilization that is 13% higher than the same month in 2019.
All projections are subject to the evolution of the pandemic, as well as travel restrictions in the countries where LATAM operates.
During February 2021, passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometers - RPK) was 27.3% in relation to the same period in 2019, based on an operation of 35.4% (measured in available seat-kilometers - ASK) compared to February 2019. As a result, the load factor decreased 19.2 percentage points to 64.9%.
With regard to the cargo operation, the load factor in February reached 65.6%, 7.7 percentage points higher than the same month of 2019.