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Traffic Statistics May 2014
MAY 2014 - GROUP TRAFFIC AND CAPACITY STATISTICS
  • In May 2014, Group traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres increased by 7.3 per cent versus May 2013; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 8.0 per cent.
  • Group premium traffic for the month of May increased by 9.7 per cent compared to the previous year.
  • Underlying market conditions remain unchanged from those published at Quarter One results.

4 June 2014

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS
On 19 May, British Airways announced five new routes from Gatwick to Cagliari in Sardinia, Crete and Rhodes in Greece, and Bodrum and Dalaman in Turkey. The airline will start these services in April 2015.

In June, Iberia will add additional summer service from Madrid to Chicago, increasing to 10 weekly services from seven.  In addition, Iberia will increase year-round service to Panama, one of Latin America’s fastest growing markets, increasing from five weekly services to six in June and to seven in July.

On 1 May, Vueling started operations from its new base in Brussels. The airline has also begun services between Rome and Catania, connecting the capital with Southern Italy.