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Traffic Statistics April 2014
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APRIL 2014 - GROUP TRAFFIC AND CAPACITY STATISTICS

  • In April 2014, Group traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres increased by 18.0 per cent versus April 2013 (up 9.5 per cent on a pro-forma basis); Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 16.6 per cent (up 7.6 per cent on a pro-forma basis).
  • Group premium traffic for the month of April increased by 4.0 per cent compared to the previous year.
  • For current outlook please see Quarter One results presentation.

9 May 2014

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
In April, Iberia signed labour agreements with its pilots, cabin crew and ground staff unions after ratification by the unions’ assemblies. Iberia also announced that it is gradually re-opening some routes including long-haul services to Santo Domingo and Montevideo as well as short-haul flights to Istanbul, Amsterdam, Athens and Stockholm.

British Airways announced the location of the world's first facility to convert landfill waste to jet fuel. The airline has committed to buying all of the jet fuel from the plant being built in Essex by Solena Fuels which will go into production in 2017.

Vueling has announced new flights from France to Catania, Palermo and the new route between Rennes and Bastia. The airline will also operate from Barcelona to Thessaloniki and Yerevan (Armenia) and from Seville to Malta.