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MAY 2015 - GROUP TRAFFIC AND CAPACITY STATISTICS

 

  • Group traffic in May, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 5.7 per cent versus May 2014; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 4.8 per cent.
  • Group premium traffic for the month of May increased by 4.6 per cent compared to the previous year.

 

3 June 2015

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS

On 13 May, Iberia announced that it won 17 out of 21 tendered licenses to provide handling services at Spanish airports. The airline remains the main handling operator in Spain and highlighted that this outcome has been achieved due to the cost and productivity agreements reached with its employees.

On 27 May, British Airways started daily flights to Kuala Lumpur on a four class Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The airline also announced two new routes from Heathrow for the winter season. From 25 October, 2015, it will start flights to Reykjavik while services to Salzburg will commence on 5 December, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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