SAO PAULO, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.,"GLAI", (BM&FBovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B+, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, announces today its results for the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12).
Passenger revenue per available seat kilometer (PRASK) increased by 3.4% year over year, reflecting the strategy of reducing capacity and maximizing the aircraft load factor, which increased by 2.4 p.p. over 3Q11.
GOL continued to implement its strategy of adjusting domestic supply, posting a reduction of 8.4% in the third quarter, considering the traffic data of both GOL and Webjet (pro-forma).
Salaries, Wages and Benefits per ASK per ASK fell by 2.4% year over year, as a result of the Company's efforts.
In July, GOL announced changes in its international route network, introducing new direct flights from Sao Paulo/Guarulhos to Montevideu (Uruguay), Asuncion (Paraguay) and Santa Cruz de La Sierra (Bolivia).
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GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 810 daily flights to 62 destinations in 9 countries in South America and the Caribbean under the GOL and VARIG brands, using a young, modern fleet of Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, the safest, most efficient and most economical of their type.
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