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IAG pax numbers up 5% but cargo traffic down 8% in Jan-2013, group premium traffic up 3%

6-Feb-2013 12:26 PM

International Airlines Group (IAG) reports (05-Feb-2013) the following consolidated traffic highlights in Jan-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 3.8 million, +5.3% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 77%, +1.3 ppts;
    • Domestic (UK & Spain): 63.5%, -3.9 ppts;
    • Europe: 66.6%, +3.4 ppts;
    • North America: 77%, +1.8 ppts;
    • Latin America and Caribbean: 84.9%, -0.9 ppt;
    • Africa, Middle East and S.Asia: 78.1%, +3.5 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 79.4%, +1.4 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): -7.7%. [more – original PR]

IAG: “Group premium traffic for the month of January grew by 2.7% compared to the previous year, with a 0.3% growth in non-premium traffic. Underlying market conditions remain unchanged from those described at IAG Capital Markets Day on 09-Nov-2012. There is continued firmness in trends at British Airways and weakness in Spanish markets as in the previous months.” Source: Company statement, 04-Feb-2013.