30-Oct-2012 8:49 AM

Brazilian domestic demand increases 7.65% in Sep-2012, load factor highest ever for September

ANAC announced (29-Oct-2012) Brazilian domestic demand increased 7.65% in Sep-2012 compared to Sep-2011, the highest level of September demand since records began in 2000. Domestic load factors increased 9.99% to 75.57%, also the highest for September since records began in 2000. TAM recorded the highest domestic market share with 40.16%, with Gol in second at 33.89%. Avianca Brazil and TRIP recorded the highest growth in market share, rising from 44.94% to 5.51% and 20.58% to 4.36%, respectively. These strong domestic numbers were contrasted with a 2.66% decline in international routes on Brazilian carriers. [more - original PR - Portuguese]