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IAG pax numbers up 29% but cargo traffic down 11% in May-2013, premium traffic down 3%

6-Jun-2013 11:25 AM

International Airlines Group (IAG) reports (05-Jun-2013) the following consolidated traffic* highlights in May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 6.2 million, +28.6% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 79.5%, +0.9 ppt;
    • Domestic (UK & Spain): 76%, +2.8 ppts;
    • Europe: 76.9%, +2.6 ppts;
    • North America: 86.3%, +1.3 ppts;
    • Latin America and Caribbean: 79.4%, -1.8 ppts;
    • Africa, Middle East and S.Asia: 72.3%, +0.1 ppt;
    • Asia Pacific: 76.3%, +4.4 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): -10.8%. [more – original PR]

*Group performance comprises British Airways, Iberia (including Iberia Express) and Vueling. Vueling traffic is currently accounted as non-premium traffic.

IAG: “Group premium traffic for the month of May decreased by 2.9 per cent compared to the previous year, but traffic and load factor were affected by an earlier UK half term and an additional bank holiday compared to last year.” Source: Company statement, 05-Jun-2013.