4-Mar-2011 11:32 AM

IAG passenger numbers down 1.3% in Feb-2011

International Airlines Group (IAG) reports (03-Mar-2011) the following consolidated traffic highlights in Feb-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 3.6 million, -1.3% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 72.8%, -3.3 ppts;
    • Domestic (UK and Spain): 67.4%, -0.1 ppt;
    • Europe: 64.3%, -1.7 ppts;
    • North America: 67.3%, -5.8 ppts;
    • Latin America and Caribbean: 83.7%, -4.0 ppts;
    • Africa and Middle East: 75.6%, -0.7 ppt;
    • Asia and Pacific: 77.1%, -6.6 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): -9.6%. [more]

IAG: “Group premium traffic for the February grew by 8.2% compared to the previous year, with 0.2% growth in non-premium traffic. We continue to focus on yield over load factor, with the aim of maximising revenue, and expect this trend to persist as we experience the bounceback from the disrupted 1H2010,” Source: Company statement, 03-Mar-2011.

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