- In October 2014, Group traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres increased by 7.5 per cent versus October 2013; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 7.7 per cent.
- Group premium traffic for the month of October increased by 6.9 per cent compared to the previous year.
7 November 2014
On 9 October, Avios and the UK regional airline Flybe announced a new partnership. Flybe has integrated its frequent flyer programme into the Avios Travel Rewards Programme, bringing added benefits to existing members. Flybe had around 700,000 active members in its Rewards4all programme which was closed at the end of October. This has allowed Avios to grow its member base and its business in the UK.
On 30 October, Iberia took delivery of its first A320 equipped with winglets. In total, nine A320 will feature winglets increasing the fuel efficiency of the airline’s shorthaul fleet.
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