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January 2018 – Group Traffic and Capacity Statistics
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Group traffic in January, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 3.2 per cent versus January 2017; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 2.8 per cent.
5 February 2018

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
Iberia and its subsidiary Iberia Express were the world's most punctual airlines in 2017, according to the latest ranking published by FlightStats. For the second year running, Iberia led the ranking for major global airlines with 88.97 per cent of its flights arriving on time. Iberia Express achieved 91.77 per cent punctuality, the highest score among low cost carriers for the fourth consecutive year.

 

 

 

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Enrique Dupuy, Chief Financial Officer

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Group Performance1

 

Month of January

 

 

 

2018

2017

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers Carried (’000s)

7,190

6,687

7.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic2

1,737

1,524

14.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

3,582

3,306

8.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

North America

751

759

-1.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin America & Caribbean

429

415

3.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

513

492

4.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia Pacific

178

191

-6.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

18,636

18,058

3.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

1,253

1,087

15.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

3,921

3,651

7.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

North America

5,045

5,053

-0.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin America & Caribbean

3,667

3,505

4.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

2,946

2,837

3.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia Pacific

1,804

1,925

-6.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

23,759

23,103

2.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

1,608

1,433

12.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

5,281

5,014

5.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

North America

6,775

6,710

1.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin America & Caribbean

4,248

4,131

2.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

3,626

3,540

2.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia Pacific

2,221

2,275

-2.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger Load Factor (%)

78.4

78.2

+0.2 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

77.9

75.9

+2.0 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

74.2

72.8

+1.4 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

North America

74.5

75.3

-0.8 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latin America & Caribbean

86.3

84.8

+1.5 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

81.2

80.1

+1.1 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asia Pacific

81.2

84.6

-3.4 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo CTK

431

434

-0.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance by Airline

Month of January

 

 

 

 

2018

2017

 

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aer Lingus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

1,136

1,068

6.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

1,603

1,538

4.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger load factor (%)

70.9

69.4

+1.5 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

10

10

0.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Airways

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

11,279

11,466

-1.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

14,586

14,723

-0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger load factor (%)

77.3

77.9

-0.6 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

340

348

-2.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

IBERIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

4,380

3,985

9.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

5,241

4,855

8.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger load factor (%)

83.6

82.1

+1.5 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

81

76

6.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vueling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

1,793

1,539

16.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

2,259

1,987

13.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger load factor (%)

79.4

77.5

+1.9 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

0

0

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Group performance comprises Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia (including Iberia Express and LEVEL), OpenSkies and Vueling.
2 Domestic includes routes within UK, Spain, Ireland and Italy
3 British Airways figures exclude OpenSkies in 2018 but include OpenSkies in 2017