ANA increased profits despite reduction of operating revenue on a consolidated basis for FY2016

ANA Holdings announced that it posted record-high operating income of 144.5 billion yen (+6.7%), ordinary income of 140.4 billion yen (+7.4%) and net profit attributable to owners of the parent of 98.8 billion yen (+26.4%) on a consolidated basis for FY2016 ending March 31 2017, though it reduced operating revenue by 1.4% year on year to 1,765.3 billion yen due to reduction of international fuel surcharges and stronger yen.

ANA began operating various new routes including Narita-Wuhan from April, Narita-Phnom Penh from September, and Haneda-New York, Chicago-Kuala Lumpur, all of which began with the introduction of the winter timetable. As ANA increased international flight passengers by 11.6% year on year to more than 9 million, it posted revenue of 516.7 billion yen (+0.2%) for the international passenger services. ASK was up 9.9% to 60,146 million, and RPK was up 12.2% to 45,602 million. The load factor was 75.8%.

For the domestic passenger services, ANA carried 0.7% more passengers and posted revenue of 678.3 billion yen. ASK was down 0.6% to 59,080 million, and RPK was up 1.4% to 38,990 million. The load factor was 66%.

For others including LCC Vanilla Air, revenue was up 6.2% to 208,7 billion yen. During the period, Vanilla Air carried 2.129 million passengers (+25.9%) with an occupancy rate of 85.8%.

For FY2017 ending March 31 2018, ANA has forecasted operating revenue of 1,910 billion yen (+8.2%), operating income of 150 billion yen (+3.1%), ordinary income of 140 billion yen (-0.3%) and net income of 125 billion yen (+26.5%).

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