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March Traffic Statistics

 

  • Group traffic in March, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 7.4 per cent versus March 2014; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 4.8 per cent.
  • Group premium traffic for the month of March increased by 5.4 per cent compared to the previous year.

 

8 April 2015

 

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS

On 4 March, Iberia announced that it had reached an agreement with Airbus to take early delivery of eight A330-200s that IAG ordered for the airline last year to replace A340-300s. The new aircraft will join Iberia’s longhaul fleet up to 14 months earlier than initially planned, between November 2015 and December 2016.

On 29 March, British Airways began its A380 services to San Francisco from London Heathrow adding 6,000 more seats a month between the two cities.

On 19 March, Vueling signed an agreement with American Airlines to feed its long haul flights from the US at Barcelona-El Prat and Rome-Fiumicino airports.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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