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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of February, 2019.

Commission File Number 001-36142

 

 

Avianca Holdings S.A.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

Aquilino de la Guardia Calle No. 8, Panama City,

Republic of Panama

(+507) 205-600

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F  ☒        Form 40-F  ☐

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LOGO

Bogota, February 12, 2019

In January 2019

AVIANCA HOLDINGS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

CARRIED MORE THAN 2.7 MILLION PASSENGERS

In January 2019, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,770,360 passengers, a 6.7% increase over the same period in 2018.

In January, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,770,360 passengers, a 6.7% increase compared to January 2018. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 10.7%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 8.2%. The load factor for the month was 83.6%, a decrease of 193 bps compared to the same period of 2018.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In January, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,561,873 travelers, up 6.4% when compared to the same period of 2018. Capacity (ASKs) increased 6.6% while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 6.2%. The load factor for the month was 83.6%, an decrease of 36 bps compared to the same month of 2018.

International markets

In January, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,208,487 passengers on international routes, up 7.0% when compared to the same period of 2018. Capacity (ASKs) increased 11.6%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 8.6%. The load factor for the month was 83.6%, a decrease of 228 bps when compared to January 2018.

 

Operational Statistics Jan-19 Jan-18 DYoY 2019 2018 DYoY

Avianca Holdings (Cons.)

PAX (K)1

  2,770   2,598   6.7 %   2,770   2,598   6.7 %

ASK (mm)2

  4,884   4,412   10.7 %   4,884   4,412   10.7 %

RPK (mm)3

  4,082   3,773   8.2 %   4,082   3,773   8.2 %

Load Factor4

  83.6 %   85.5 %   -1.9 pp   83.6 %   85.5 %   -1.9 pp

Domestic Market

PAX (K)1

  1,562   1,468   6.4 %   1,562   1,468   6.4 %

ASK (mm)2

  854   801   6.6 %   854   801   6.6 %

RPK (mm)3

  714   673   6.2 %   714   673   6.2 %

Load Factor4

  83.6 %   84.0 %   -0.4 pp   83.6 %   84.0 %   -0.4 pp

International Market

PAX (K)1

  1,208   1,129   7.0 %   1,208   1,129   7.0 %

ASK (mm)2

  4,030   3,611   11.6 %   4,030   3,611   11.6 %

RPK (mm)3

  3,368   3,100   8.6 %   3,368   3,100   8.6 %

Load Factor4

  83.6 %   85.9 %   -2.3 pp   83.6 %   85.9 %   -2.3 pp

1PAX: Passengers carried

2ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers

3RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers

4Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity


LOGO

 

ABOUT AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.

The terms “Avianca Holdings” or “the Company” refer to the consolidated entity. The original source-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version, Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the source-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.

About Avianca Holdings S.A.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca (Avianca), Tampa Cargo S.A.S., incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos S.A.—Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines S.A., incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses S.A., LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Trans Américan Airlines S.A., incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales S.A., SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costeña S.A., incorporated in Nicaragua, Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V., ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras and Aviateca S.A., incorporated in Guatemala.

Investor Relations Office

+571 587 77 00 ext, 2474, 1349

ir@avianca.com


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: February 12, 2019

 

AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.
By:     /s/ Renato Covelo
  Name:    Renato Covelo
  Title:   Vice President Senior General Counsel