LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for March 2023
April 13, 2023 - LATAM group delivered the news of its operation for the coming weeks, highlighting the resumption of the route between Santiago and Melbourne (operated by LATAM Airlines Group) with three weekly flights from September 1 this year. LATAM Airlines Brazil also announced the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Voepass, allowing LATAM customers to access 13 new destinations within Brazil: Ipatinga, Barreiras, Feira de Santana, Valença, Paulo Afonso, Teixeira de Freitas, Lençóis, Fernando de Noronha, Uruguaiana, Santa Maria, Pelotas, Santo Ângelo and Aracati.
Finally, LATAM Cargo announced a new route between Quito and Brussels, with four weekly frequencies, allowing for the reduction of transport time and maximization of its transfer capacity between both places.
Operational statistics for March 2023
In March 2023, passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometers - RPK) grew by 28.4% compared to the same period in 2022, and operations measured in ASK (available seat-kilometers) increased by 30.0%. This implied that the load factor decreased 1.0 percentage points, reaching 80.1%.
In cargo, the load factor was 55.0%, which corresponds to a decrease of 5.6 percentage points compared to March 2022.
The following table summarizes the operational statistics for the month and the year to date for the main business units in LATAM: