IAG September Passenger Statistics: Summary

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a summary of the passenger traffic and capacity statistics from International Consolidated Airlines Group formed from the merger of British Airways and Iberia:

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                           Sept.   Sept.      YoY       YtD       YtD       YoY
                            2013    2012   Change      2013      2012    Change
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ASK* (million)          
 Total                    20,405  18,846     8.3%   171,934   165,565      3.8%
   British Airways        13,689  13,448     1.8%   120,288   119,453      0.7%
   Iberia                  4,469   5,398   -17.2%    39,824    46,118    -13.6%
   Vueling                 2,247       0      n/a    11,822         0       n/a
  Domestic (UK, Spain)     1,367     939    45.6%    10,183     7,616     33.7%
  Europe                   4,862   3,390    43.4%    36,058    28,636     25.9%
  North America            6,156   6,097     1.0%    52,262    52,334     -0.1%
  Latin America            3,417   3,904   -12.5%    31,628    35,011     -9.7%
  Africa, MidEast          2,901   2,887     0.5%    26,723    27,228     -1.9%
  Asia Pacific             1,702   1,629     4.5%    15,080    14,740      2.3%
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                           Sept.   Sept.      YoY       YtD       YtD       YoY
                            2013    2012   Change      2013      2012    Change
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RPK** (million)         
 Total                    17,222  15,829     8.8%   139,861   133,934      4.4%
   British Airways        11,618  11,351     2.4%    98,462    95,723      2.9%
   Iberia                  3,719   4,478   -16.9%    31,721    38,208    -17.0%
   Vueling                 1,885       0      n/a     9,679         0       n/a
  Domestic (UK, Spain)     1,098     715    53.6%     7,724     5,753     34.3%
  Europe                   3,996   2,772    44.2%    28,305    21,627     30.9%
  North America            5,405   5,258     2.8%    44,442    43,920      1.2%
  Latin America            2,975   3,368   -11.7%    26,302    29,776    -11.7%
  Africa, MidEast          2,295   2,306    -0.5%    20,700    21,042     -1.6%
  Asia Pacific             1,453   1,410     3.0%    12,388    11,816      4.8%
Load Factor***(%)       
 Total                     84.4%   84.0%  0.4 pts     81.3%     80.9%   0.4 pts
  Domestic (UK, Spain)     80.3%   76.1%  4.2 pts     75.9%     75.5%   0.4 pts
  Europe                   82.2%   81.8%  0.4 pts     78.5%     75.5%   3.0 pts
  North America            87.8%   86.2%  1.6 pts     85.0%     83.9%   1.1 pts
  Latin America            87.1%   86.3%  0.8 pts     83.2%     85.0%  -1.8 pts
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                           Sept.   Sept.      YoY       YtD       YtD       YoY
                            2013    2012   Change      2013      2012    Change
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  Africa, MidEast          79.1%   79.9% -0.8 pts     77.5%     77.3%   0.2 pts
  Asia Pacific             85.4%   86.6% -1.2 pts     82.1%     80.2%   1.9 pts
TPK Ton per Km. (million)
IAG Cargo                    467     503    -7.2%       415     4,519     -8.2%
 Iberia Cargo                 75      94   -20.2%       723       863    -16.2%
 British Airways Cargo       392     409    -4.2%     3,427     3,656     -6.3%
 Vueling                       0       0      n/a         0         0       n/a
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NOTE: Figures are preliminary and can be subsequently revised.

* = Available Seat Kilometer (ASKs) is the number of seats

available multiplied by the number of kilometers flown.

** = Revenue Passenger-Kilometers

*** = Load Factor measures the capacity utilization or number

of seats used out of the total available.

Source: IAG International Airlines Group

To contact the reporter on this story: Harumi Ichikura in London at hichikura@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net