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September 2017 – group traffic and capacity statistics
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  • Group traffic in September, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 3.1 per cent versus September 2016; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 1.3 per cent.
  • Group premium traffic for the month of September increased by 3.0 per cent compared to the previous year.

4 October 2017

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
On 4 September, Iberia and its unions reached agreement on a new voluntary redundancy programme which will affect up to 955 jobs. The programme includes early retirements among other options and will last until the end of 2019.

 

 

 

LEI: 959800TZHQRUSH1ESL13

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

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Group Performance1

 

Month of September

 

Year to Date

 

2017

2016

Change

 

 

2017

2016

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers Carried (’000s)

9,870

9,632

2.5%

 

 

80,065

77,525

3.3%

 

Domestic2

2,281

2,196

3.9%

 

 

18,398

17,398

5.7%

 

Europe

5,450

5,357

1.7%

 

 

43,465

42,475

2.3%

 

North America

1,031

1,010

2.1%

 

 

8,494

8,258

2.9%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

409

395

3.5%

 

 

3,639

3,587

1.4%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

506

485

4.3%

 

 

4,359

4,153

5.0%

 

Asia Pacific

193

189

2.1%

 

 

1,710

1,654

3.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

23,077

22,380

3.1%

 

 

191,741

185,726

3.2%

 

Domestic

1,583

1,502

5.4%

 

 

12,770

12,025

6.2%

 

Europe

6,612

6,523

1.4%

 

 

51,148

50,290

1.7%

 

North America

6,824

6,659

2.5%

 

 

56,322

54,664

3.0%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

3,535

3,340

5.8%

 

 

31,023

30,045

3.3%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

2,580

2,472

4.4%

 

 

23,295

22,237

4.8%

 

Asia Pacific

1,943

1,884

3.1%

 

 

17,183

16,465

4.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

26,969

26,615

1.3%

 

 

231,417

226,356

2.2%

 

Domestic

1,809

1,780

1.6%

 

 

15,328

14,849

3.2%

 

Europe

7,742

7,860

-1.5%

 

 

61,893

62,505

-1.0%

 

North America

7,994

7,756

3.1%

 

 

68,408

65,505

4.4%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

4,078

3,939

3.5%

 

 

36,790

35,926

2.4%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

3,114

3,022

3.0%

 

 

28,795

27,737

3.8%

 

Asia Pacific

2,232

2,258

-1.2%

 

 

20,203

19,834

1.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger Load Factor (%)

85.6

84.1

+1.5 pts

 

 

82.9

82.1

+0.8 pts

 

Domestic

87.5

84.4

+3.1 pts

 

 

83.3

81.0

+2.3 pts

 

Europe

85.4

83.0

+2.4 pts

 

 

82.6

80.5

+2.1 pts

 

North America

85.4

85.9

-0.5 pts

 

 

82.3

83.5

-1.2 pts

 

Latin America & Caribbean

86.7

84.8

+1.9 pts

 

 

84.3

83.6

+0.7 pts

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

82.9

81.8

+1.1 pts

 

 

80.9

80.2

+0.7 pts

 

Asia Pacific

87.1

83.4

+3.7 pts

 

 

85.1

83.0

+2.1 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo CTK

487

448

8.7%

 

 

4,220

3,986

5.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance by Airline

Month of September

 

Year to Date

 

 

 

2017

 

2016

 

Change

 

 

 

2017

 

2016

 

Change

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

3,011

2,986

0.8%

 

 

22,626

22,148

2.2%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

3,400

3,522

-3.5%

 

 

26,440

26,569

-0.5%

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

0

0

n/a

 

 

0

0

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

2,137

1,982

7.8%

 

 

16,494

14,719

12.1%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

2,545

2,336

8.9%

 

 

20,139

17,879

12.6%

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

11

10

10.0%

 

 

110

92

19.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

4,987

4,591

8.6%

 

 

41,283

38,679

6.7%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

5,702

5,455

4.5%

 

 

49,078

47,030

4.4%

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

96

90

6.7%

 

 

796

783

1.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

12,942

12,821

0.9%

 

 

111,338

110,180

1.1%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

15,322

15,302

0.1%

 

 

135,760

134,878

0.7%

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

380

348

9.2%

 

 

3,314

3,111

6.5%

 

1 Group performance comprises Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia (including Iberia Express) and Vueling. Vueling traffic is currently accounted as non-premium traffic
2 Domestic includes routes within UK, Spain, Ireland and Italy