15-Sep-2010 11:18 AM

Iberia passenger traffic up 7.5% in Aug-2010

Iberia passenger traffic (RPKs) up 7.5% - traffic highlights in Aug-2010:

  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): 4.9 billion, +7.5%;
  • Load factor: 85.5%, +3.1 ppts;
    • Domestic:80.7%, +2.1 ppts;
    • Medium haul: 82.1%, +0.1 ppt;
      • Europe: 82.4%, -0.6 ppt;
      • Africa and Middle East: 80.3%, +2.9 ppts;
    • Long haul: 87.7%, +4.4 ppts;

Iberia: “Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (ASK) continued to improve on the previous year, despite the average stage length rose by 10.1%. This improvement was due to the significant increase in the load factor and yields in long haul flights. Business Plus passengers continued to improve, leading to a rise in yields.” Company Statement. Source: Iberia, 14-Sep-2010.

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