Interjet Airlines Reports 12.6 Percent Increase in Year-Over-Year Traffic for August 2019

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International passenger traffic increased 26 percent year-over-year while domestic service grew a robust 7.4 percent for the same period.

We're excited to see recent changes to our international and domestic flight schedules starting to pay off.

Interjet Airlines announced it transported 1,333,574 passengers in the month of August 2019, an increase of 12.6 percent for the same month in 2018. International passenger counts increased by 26 percent while domestic traffic grew an impressive 7.4 percent. Other highlights included:

  • RPK’s (revenue passenger kilometers) grew 17.2 percent for August 2019 versus August 2018
  • ASK’s (available seat kilometers) also increased 10.2 percent YOY
  • Overall load factors increased 6.0 percent to 88 percent for the month of August 2019 with international growing 9.7 percent and domestic load factors up 3.6 percent

“We're excited to see recent changes to our international and domestic flight schedules starting to pay off,” said Julio Gamero, Interjet’s Chief Commercial Officer. “Increasing flights to our major markets is resulting in shorter and more convenient connection times for our transiting passengers. This combined with competitive prices, free checked bags on select fares, more legroom between seats and excellent on-board service continues to resonate well with the business and leisure traveler,” he added.

For more information regarding Interjet’s results or to make a reservation, visit or in the U.S. call (866) 285-9525.

About Interjet
Interjet is an international airline based in Mexico City carrying 14 million passengers annually within Mexico and between Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central, and South America. In all, it provides air service to 54 destinations in 10 countries offering its passengers greater connections and travel options through agreements with major airlines such as Alitalia, All Nippon Airways (ANA), American Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Air Canada, LATAM Group, EVA Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Hainan Airlines, Hahn Air, Qatar Airlines and Japan Airlines.

Interjet was recently honored with Skytrax’s World Airline Award as the ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Mexico and Best Cabin Crew in Mexico. In 2017, Interjet was awarded the Travelers' Choice Trip Advisor Award as the best Mexico airline.

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