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IAG Traffic & Capacity Statistics - July 2016
  • Group traffic in July, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 15.7 per cent versus July 2015 (up 5.6 per cent on a pro-forma basis); Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 14.3 per cent (up 4.6 per cent on a pro-forma basis).
  • Group premium traffic for the month of July increased by 6.1 per cent on a pro-forma basis.

4 August 2016

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
On 14 July, IAG announced that it had converted two Airbus 330-300 longhaul aircraft options into firm orders for Aer Lingus. These aircraft will be delivered in 2017 and will facilitate expansion on Aer Lingus' transatlantic network.

This announcement contains inside information and is disclosed in accordance with the company's obligations under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.
Enrique Dupuy, Chief Financial Officer, (responsible for arranging the release of this announcement).

Forward-looking statements:
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It is not reasonably possible to itemise all of the many factors and specific events that could cause the forward-looking statements in this report to be incorrect or that could otherwise have a material adverse effect on the future operations or results of an airline operating in the global economy. Further information on the primary risks of the business and the risk management process of the Group is given in the Annual Report and Accounts 2015; these documents are available on www.iagshares.com.


Group Performance1

Month of July

Year to Date

2016

2015

Change

Pro-forma2

2016

2015

Change

Pro-forma3

Passengers Carried ('000s)

10,645

8,829

20.6%

6.9%

57,321

47,467

20.8%

7.7%

Domestic4

2,307

2,224

3.7%

1.8%

12,994

11,920

9.0%

6.8%

Europe

6,121

4,609

32.8%

10.7%

30,996

23,372

32.6%

10.4%

North America

1,061

876

21.1%

1.6%

6,181

5,230

18.2%

2.3%

Latin America & Caribbean

447

433

3.2%

2,754

2,660

3.5%

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

497

492

1.0%

3,134

3,154

-0.6%

Asia Pacific

212

195

8.7%

1,262

1,131

11.6%

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

24,571

21,230

15.7%

5.6%

138,866

122,105

13.7%

5.3%

Domestic

1,587

1,487

6.7%

5.2%

8,949

7,916

13.0%

11.2%

Europe

7,538

5,686

32.6%

11.3%

36,247

27,654

31.1%

10.6%

North America

7,041

5,912

19.1%

3.0%

40,967

35,365

15.8%

2.9%

Latin America & Caribbean

3,744

3,620

3.4%

23,045

22,486

2.5%

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

2,561

2,590

-1.1%

17,094

17,478

-2.2%

Asia Pacific

2,100

1,935

8.5%

12,564

11,206

12.1%

Available Seat Km (m)

28,317

24,765

14.3%

4.6%

171,232

152,008

12.6%

4.3%

Domestic

1,849

1,803

2.6%

1.0%

11,210

10,367

8.1%

6.1%

Europe

8,723

6,723

29.7%

9.5%

45,820

35,599

28.7%

8.6%

North America

8,116

6,772

19.8%

4.1%

49,652

42,880

15.8%

3.0%

Latin America & Caribbean

4,240

4,125

2.8%

27,728

27,064

2.5%

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

3,044

3,212

-5.2%

21,584

22,567

-4.4%

Asia Pacific

2,345

2,130

10.1%

15,238

13,531

12.6%

Passenger Load Factor (%)

86.8

85.7

+1.1 pts

+0.8 pts

81.1

80.3

+0.8 pts

+0.8 pts

Domestic

85.8

82.5

+3.3 pts

+3.3 pts

79.8

76.4

+3.4 pts

+3.6 pts

Europe

86.4

84.6

+1.8 pts

+1.4 pts

79.1

77.7

+1.4 pts

+1.4 pts

North America

86.8

87.3

-0.5 pts

-0.9 pts

82.5

82.5

+0.0 pts

-0.1 pts

Latin America & Caribbean

88.3

87.8

+0.5 pts

83.1

83.1

+0.0 pts

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

84.1

80.6

+3.5 pts

79.2

77.4

+1.8 pts

Asia Pacific

89.6

90.8

-1.2 pts

82.5

82.8

-0.3 pts

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

Cargo CTK

447

422

5.9%

2.8%

3,101

3,029

2.4%

-0.5%

Performance by Airline

Month of July

Year to Date

Vueling


2016

2015

Change

Pro-forma

2016

2015

Change

Pro-forma

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

3,477

3,059

13.7%

15,622

13,350

17.0%

Available Seat Km (m)

3,986

3,637

9.6%

18,996

16,808

13.0%

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

0

0

n/a

0

0

n/a


Aer Lingus

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

2,163

0

n/a

6.3%

10,581

0

n/a

8.7%

Available Seat Km (m)

2,447

0

n/a

6.5%

13,106

0

n/a

8.0%

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

11

0

n/a

-15.4%

73

0

n/a

-16.1%


Iberia

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

5,132

4,874

5.3%

28,970

27,233

6.4%

Available Seat Km (m)

5,922

5,679

4.3%

35,565

33,879

5.0%

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

93

86

8.1%

610

584

4.5%

 

British Airways

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

13,799

13,297

3.8%

83,693

81,522

2.7%

Available Seat Km (m)

15,962

15,449

3.3%

103,565

101,321

2.2%

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

343

336

2.1%

2,418

2,445

-1.1%

 

1 Group performance comprises Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia (including Iberia Express) and Vueling, Vueling traffic is currently accounted as non-premium traffic,
2 Monthly pro-forma includes Aer Lingus in the base
3 Year to Date pro-forma includes Aer Lingus in the base
4 Domestic includes routes within UK, Spain, Ireland and Italy