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IAG pax numbers up 8% in Aug-2012, premium traffic up 13%

6-Sep-2012 12:34 PM

International Airlines Group (IAG) reports (05-Sep-2012) the following consolidated traffic highlights in Aug-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.2 million, +7.7% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.4%, -0.5 ppt;
    • Domestic (UK and Spain): 77.8%, -0.9 ppt;
    • Europe: 79.4%, -4.3 ppts;
    • North America: 89.6%, +0.1 ppt;
    • Latin America and Caribbean: 86.3%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Africa, Middle East and S.Asia: 80.8%, +1.7 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 81.8%, -0.1 ppt;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +2.9%. [more – original PR]

IAG: “Group premium traffic for the month of August grew by 12.6% compared to the previous year, with 3.9% growth in non-premium traffic. Underlying market conditions remain unchanged from guidance given at Quarter two results. Trading conditions at our London hub remain firm. Performance at Madrid continues to be impacted by weak economic conditions, with short haul traffic particularly affected.” Source: Company statement, 05-Sep-2012.