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IAG Traffic and Capacity Statistics - July 2018

Group traffic in July, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 7.5 per cent versus July 2017; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 5.7 per cent.
3 August 2018

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
On 17 July, LEVEL launched its shorthaul operations from Vienna where it will have four A321 aircraft that will operate to 14 European destinations. Earlier in the month, LEVEL started flights from Paris Orly to Montreal and Guadaloupe. Two new A330-200s will be added to its fleet, bringing a total of seven A330-200 aircraft in Paris and Barcelona next year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 July

 

Year to Date

 

2018

2017

Change

 

 

2018

2017

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers Carried (’000s)

11,485

10,739

6.9%

 

 

64,216

59,545

7.8%

 

Domestic2

2,608

2,423

7.6%

 

 

15,178

13,828

9.8%

 

Europe

6,461

6,069

6.5%

 

 

34,457

31,943

7.9%

 

North America

1,207

1,078

12.0%

 

 

6,850

6,369

7.5%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

476

443

7.4%

 

 

2,992

2,786

7.4%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

525

522

0.6%

 

 

3,429

3,296

4.0%

 

Asia Pacific

208

204

2.0%

 

 

1,310

1,323

-1.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

26,606

24,741

7.5%

 

 

153,977

143,898

7.0%

 

Domestic

1,831

1,662

10.2%

 

 

10,697

9,558

11.9%

 

Europe

7,859

7,387

6.4%

 

 

40,136

37,135

8.1%

 

North America

8,031

7,183

11.8%

 

 

45,638

42,225

8.1%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

4,089

3,805

7.5%

 

 

25,652

23,720

8.1%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

2,712

2,657

2.1%

 

 

18,683

17,969

4.0%

 

Asia Pacific

2,084

2,047

1.8%

 

 

13,170

13,291

-0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Seat Km (m)

30,245

28,623

5.7%

 

 

184,815

175,833

5.1%

 

Domestic

2,051

1,893

8.3%

 

 

12,681

11,653

8.8%

 

Europe

8,818

8,438

4.5%

 

 

48,173

45,674

5.5%

 

North America

9,275

8,466

9.6%

 

 

55,708

52,042

7.0%

 

Latin America & Caribbean

4,644

4,388

5.8%

 

 

29,819

28,312

5.3%

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

3,153

3,125

0.9%

 

 

22,885

22,488

1.8%

 

Asia Pacific

2,304

2,313

-0.4%

 

 

15,550

15,664

-0.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger Load Factor (%)

88.0

86.4

+1.6 pts

 

 

83.3

81.8

+1.5 pts

 

Domestic

89.3

87.8

+1.5 pts

 

 

84.4

82.0

+2.4 pts

 

Europe

89.1

87.5

+1.6 pts

 

 

83.3

81.3

+2.0 pts

 

North America

86.6

84.8

+1.8 pts

 

 

81.9

81.1

+0.8 pts

 

Latin America & Caribbean

88.0

86.7

+1.3 pts

 

 

86.0

83.8

+2.2 pts

 

Africa, Middle East & S,Asia

86.0

85.0

+1.0 pts

 

 

81.6

79.9

+1.7 pts

 

Asia Pacific

90.5

88.5

+2.0 pts

 

 

84.7

84.9

-0.2 pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo CTK

462

477

-3.1%

 

 

3,233

3,263

-0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance by Airline

Month of July

 

Year to Date

 

 

 

2018

2017

 

Change

 

 

2018

2017

 

Change

 

AER LINGUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

2,623

2,395

9.5%

 

 

13,085

11,981

9.2%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

2,966

2,710

9.4%

 

 

16,187

14,871

8.8%

 

Passenger load factor (%)

88.4

88.4

+0.0 pts

 

 

80.8

80.6

+0.2 pts

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

9

11

-18.2%

 

 

87

88

-1.1%

 

BRITISH AIRWAYS 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

14,478

13,604

6.4%

 

 

87,939

84,814

3.7%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

16,621

15,873

4.7%

 

 

106,946

104,578

2.3%

 

Passenger load factor (%)

87.1

85.7

+1.4 pts

 

 

82.2

81.1

+1.1 pts

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

361

369

-2.2%

 

 

2,515

2,567

-2.0%

 

IBERIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

5,965

5,419

10.1%

 

 

34,516

30,845

11.9%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

6,748

6,350

6.3%

 

 

40,088

37,047

8.2%

 

Passenger load factor (%)

88.4

85.3

+3.1 pts

 

 

86.1

83.3

+2.8 pts

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

93

97

-4.1%

 

 

632

608

3.9%

 

VUELING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue Passenger Km (m)

3,499

3,323

5.3%

 

 

18,102

16,258

11.3%

 

Available Seat Km (m)

3,864

3,690

4.7%

 

 

21,179

19,337

9.5%

 

Passenger load factor (%)

90.6

90.1

+0.5 pts

 

 

85.5

84.1

+1.4 pts

 

Cargo Tonne Km (m)

0

0

n/a

 

 

0

0

n/a

 

1 Group performance comprises Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia (including Iberia Express and LEVEL) and Vueling. Vueling traffic is accounted as non-premium traffic
2 Domestic includes routes within UK, Spain, Ireland and Italy
3 British Airways figures exclude Openskies in 2018, but include Openskies in 2017