LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for August 2022
Santiago (Chile), Sept. 12, 2022 - LATAM group projects passenger operations of 81% for September (measured in available seat kilometers - ASK) compared to the same period in 2019 (in a pre-pandemic scenario), and projects to exceed 85% in terms of consolidated operational recovery for the close of 2022.
LATAM expects to operate approximately 1,290 daily domestic and international flights during September, connecting 142 destinations in 22 countries, and the group’s cargo business has scheduled more than 1,270 flights. These projections are subject to the evolution of the pandemic in the countries where the group operates.
In August 2022, passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometers - RPK) was 80.9% compared to the same period in 2019, based on an operation measured in ASK (available seat-kilometers) of 81.8% compared to August 2019. As a result, the load factor decreased 0.9 percentage points, reaching 83.0%.
The load factor of cargo operations was 55.8%, which corresponds to an increase of 1.3 percentage points compared to August 2019.