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IAG traffic and capacity statistics – March 2019
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IAG traffic in March, measured in revenue passenger kilometres,  increased by 5.1 per cent versus the same period last year; IAG capacity  measured in available seat kilometres rose by 4.4 per cent versus the same  period last year.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Group performance

Month    of March

 

Year    to date

 

2019

2018

yoy

 

2019

2018

yoy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

9,161

8,668

5.7%

 

24,382

22,954

6.2%

Domestic

2,229

2,076

7.4%

 

5,921

5,558

6.5%

Europe

4,736

4,509

5.0%

 

12,406

11,770

5.4%

North    America

965

927

4.1%

 

2,482

2,319

7.0%

Latin    America & Caribbean

497

430

15.6%

 

1,475

1,248

18.2%

Africa,    Middle East & S,Asia

528

531

-0.6%

 

1,521

1,515

0.4%

Asia Pacific

206

195

5.6%

 

577

544

6.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue passenger    km (m)

22,319

21,229

5.1%

 

60,878

57,220

6.4%

Domestic

1,620

1,475

9.8%

 

4,331

3,955

9.5%

Europe

5,227

5,046

3.6%

 

13,551

13,013

4.1%

North    America

6,416

6,166

4.1%

 

16,550

15,509

6.7%

Latin    America & Caribbean

4,081

3,627

12.5%

 

12,182

10,616

14.8%

Africa,    Middle East & S,Asia

2,992

2,947

1.5%

 

8,719

8,630

1.0%

Asia Pacific

1,983

1,968

0.8%

 

5,545

5,497

0.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available    seat km (m)

26,673

25,559

4.4%

 

75,423

71,093

6.1%

Domestic

1,840

1,770

4.0%

 

5,161

4,873

5.9%

Europe

6,250

6,125

2.0%

 

17,074

16,488

3.6%

North    America

7,662

7,495

2.2%

 

21,428

20,232

5.9%

Latin    America & Caribbean

4,891

4,280

14.3%

 

14,359

12,360

16.2%

Africa,    Middle East & S,Asia

3,683

3,583

2.8%

 

10,699

10,578

1.1%

Asia Pacific

2,347

2,306

1.8%

 

6,702

6,562

2.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger    load factor (%)

83.7

83.1

+0.6    pts

 

80.7

80.5

+0.2    pts

Domestic

88.0

83.3

+4.7    pts

 

83.9

81.2

+2.7    pts

Europe

83.6

82.4

+1.2    pts

 

79.4

78.9

+0.5    pts

North    America

83.7

82.3

+1.4    pts

 

77.2

76.7

+0.5    pts

Latin    America & Caribbean

83.4

84.7

-1.3    pts

 

84.8

85.9

-1.1    pts

Africa,    Middle East & S,Asia

81.2

82.2

-1.0    pts

 

81.5

81.6

-0.1    pts

Asia Pacific

84.5

85.3

-0.8    pts

 

82.7

83.8

-1.1    pts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cargo tonne km    (m)

513

498

3.0%

 

1,391

1,356

2.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


























*  Domestic includes routes within UK, Spain, Ireland and Italy

 * Group  figures include Openskies in 2018

Strategic  developments

British Airways unveiled its  new Club Suite which will feature direct-aisle access, a suite door and  flat-bed seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. The new 56-seat Club World cabin will  be launched on the airline’s first A350 aircraft in July 2019 which also will  also feature the latest World Traveller Plus cabin.

LEVEL announced its second  European shorthaul base with flights from Amsterdam starting on 6 April 2019.  LEVEL will base three Airbus A321 at Schiphol, adding to the four A321 aircraft  already based in Vienna.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Performance by airline

Month    of March

 

Year    to date

 

2019

2018

yoy

 

2019

2018

yoy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aer Lingus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

880

815

8.0%

 

2,196

2,043

7.5%

Revenue passenger    km (m)

1,799

1,639

9.8%

 

4,255

3,803

11.9%

Available    seat km (m)

2,213

2,037

8.6%

 

5,804

5,083

14.2%

Passenger    load factor (%)

81.3

80.5

+0.8    pts

 

73.3

74.8

-1.5    pts

Cargo tonne    km (m)

14

16

-12.5%

 

39

37

5.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British Airways

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

3,897

3,769

3.4%

 

10,472

10,172

2.9%

Revenue passenger    km (m)

12,637

12,444

1.6%

 

34,875

34,208

1.9%

Available    seat km (m)

15,353

15,162

1.3%

 

43,833

43,191

1.5%

Passenger    load factor (%)

82.3

82.1

+0.2    pts

 

79.6

79.2

+0.4    pts

Cargo tonne    km (m)

391

381

2.6%

 

1,062

1,056

0.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iberia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

1,811

1,667

8.6%

 

4,946

4,547

8.8%

Revenue passenger    km (m)

4,973

4,541

9.5%

 

13,966

12,543

11.3%

Available    seat km (m)

5,791

5,308

9.1%

 

16,425

14,779

11.1%

Passenger    load factor (%)

85.9

85.6

+0.3    pts

 

85.0

84.9

+0.1    pts

Cargo tonne    km (m)

107

101

5.9%

 

287

263

9.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

103

23

347.8%

 

289

64

351.6%

Revenue passenger    km (m)

522

214

143.9%

 

1,527

598

155.4%

Available    seat km (m)

625

238

162.6%

 

1,918

683

180.8%

Passenger    load factor (%)

83.5

89.9

-6.4    pts

 

79.6

87.6

-8.0    pts

Cargo tonne    km (m)

1

n/a

n/a

 

3

n/a

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vueling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passengers carried    (’000s)

2,470

2,384

3.6%

 

6,479

6,103

6.2%

Revenue passenger    km (m)

2,388

2,330

2.5%

 

6,255

5,919

5.7%

Available    seat km (m)

2,691

2,740

-1.8%

 

7,443

7,158

4.0%

Passenger    load factor (%)

88.7

85.0

+3.7    pts

 

84.0

82.7

+1.3    pts

Cargo tonne    km (m)

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






















*  British Airways includes BA CityFlyer; Iberia includes Iberia Express;  LEVEL includes Spain, France and Austria
 * British  Airways figures exclude Openskies in 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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