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British Airways pax down 14.2%, premium traffic down 6.5% in May-2010

4-Jun-2010 1:00 PM

British Airways passenger numbers down 14.2% - traffic highlights in May-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.4 million, -14.2% year-on-year;
    • Europe: 1.5 million, -16.4%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 590,000, -8.5%;
    • Asia Pacific: 96,000, -22.4%;
    • Africa & Middle East: 231,000, -10.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 69.7%, -5.4 ppts;
    • Europe: 68.7%, -3.6 ppts;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 74.4%, -4.4 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 69.5%, -7.5 ppts;
    • Africa & Middle East: 60.6%, -7.9 ppts. [more]

British Airways: “Traffic comprised a 6.5% decrease in premium traffic and a 12.5% decrease in non-premium traffic … market conditions continue to show improvement,” Company statement. Source: British Airways, 03-Jun-2010.