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27-Aug-2018 9:41 AM

British Airways reports busiest summer on record, 4m pax in Aug-2018

British Airways reported (26-Aug-2018) the following operational highlights for summer 2018:

  • Busiest summer on record, with more than four million passengers handled in Aug-2018 alone;
  • Most popular long haul routes: New York, Los Angeles, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong;
  • Most popular short haul routes: Malaga, Nice, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Glasgow;
  • 37,000 vegan meals ordered in Jul-2018, +32% year-on-year;
  • 212,000 bottles of wine consumed across all British Airways services in Jul-2018, +3%;
  • 105,000 bottles of Champagne consumed in Club Europe/Club World and First in Jul-2018, +5%;
  • Pittsburgh, Santiago and Nashville forecast to be among popular routes in 2019. [more - original PR]

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