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 June, 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

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):   ☐

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Bogota, June 13, 2019

In May 2019

AVIANCA HOLDINGS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES CARRIED

MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION PASSENGERS

In May 2019, Avianca Holdings and its subsidiaries carried 2,556,843 passengers, a 3.6% increase over the same period in 2018.

In May, the subsidiary companies of Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC: PFAVH) (*) transported 2,556,843 passengers, a 3.6% increase compared to May 2018. Capacity, measured in ASKs (available seat kilometers), increased 4.8%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs (revenue passenger kilometers), increased 5.3%. The load factor for the month was 82.0%, a increase of 37 bps compared to the same period of 2018.

Domestic markets in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

In May, the subsidiary airlines of Avianca Holdings transported within each of these markets a total of 1,429,260 travelers, up 2.5% when compared to the same period of 2018. Capacity (ASKs) decreased 1.3% while passenger traffic (RPKs) decreased 0.4%. The load factor for the month was 79.8%, a decrease of 75 bps when compared to the same month of 2018.

International markets

In May, the affiliated airlines of Avianca Holdings transported 1,127,583 passengers on international routes, up 5.0% when compared to the same period of 2018. Capacity (ASKs) increased 6.1%, while passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 6.4%. The load factor for the month was 82.5%, an increase of 25 bps when compared to May 2018.

 

             

Operational Statistics

 

  

May-19

 

    

May -18

 

    

D YoY

 

    

YTD 2019

 

    

YTD 2018

 

    

D YoY

 

 

Avianca Holdings (Cons.)

                                                     

PAX (K) 1

     2,557        2,468        3.6%        12,760        12,364        3.2%  

ASK (mm) 2

     4,638        4,426        4.8%        22,936        21,455        6.9%  

RPK (mm) 3

     3,804        3,614        5.3%        18,791        17,782        5.7%  

Load Factor 4

     82.0%        81.6%        0.4pp        81.9%        82.9%        -1pp  

Domestic Market

                                                     

PAX (K) 1

     1,429        1,395        2.5%        7,141        7,036        1.5%  

ASK (mm) 2

     773        783        -1.3%        3,948        3,826        3.2%  

RPK (mm) 3

     617        619        -0.4%        3,177        3,170        0.2%  

Load Factor 4

     79.8%        79.0%        0.7pp        80.5%        82.9%        -2.4pp  

International Market

                                                     

PAX (K) 1

     1,128        1,074        5.0%        5,619        5,329        5.4%  

ASK (mm) 2

     3,865        3,643        6.1%        18,988        17,629        7.7%  

RPK (mm) 3

     3,187        2,995        6.4%        15,614        14,612        6.9%  

Load Factor 4

     82.5%        82.2%        0.2pp        82.2%        82.9%        -0.7pp  

1 PAX : Passengers carried

2 ASKs: Available Seat Kilometers

3 RPKs: Revenue Passenger Kilometers

4 Load Factor:Represents utilized seating capacity


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.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.—Avianca, Tampa Cargo S.A., 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, Transamérican Airlines S.A.—TACA Perú, incorporated in Perú and Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V.—ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras.

+571 587 77 00 – 2474, 1349

ir@avianca.com


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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: June 13, 2019

 

AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.

By:

 

/s/ Richard Galindo

 

 

 

Name:

 

Richard Galindo

 

Title:

 

Vice President Senior General Counsel

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