5-Sep-2013 2:55 PM

International Airlines Group pax up 40%, load factor also up in Aug-2013; premium traffic up 2.4%

International Airlines Group passenger numbers up 40% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 7.3 million, +39.9% year-on-year*;
  • Passenger load factor: 85.3%, +0.9ppts;
    • Domestic: 82.4%, +4.6ppts;
    • Europe: 83.6%, +4.2ppts;
    • North America: 89.1%, -0.5ppts;
    • Latin America and Caribbean: 82.8%, -3.5ppts;
    • Africa, Middle East and South Asia: 83.5%, +2.7ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 87.3%, +5.5ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (CTKs): -7.3%;
  • Total load factor: 75.1%, -0.8ppts. [more - original PR]

*Vueling traffic included in group traffic from 26-Apr-2013

IAG: "Group premium traffic for the month of August increased by 2.4 per cent compared to the previous year, on falling capacity. Underlying market conditions remain unchanged from those described at the publication of Quarter Two results on 2 August." Source: Company statement, 04-Sep-2013.