IAG files May traffic and capacity statistics

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 6, 2017 11:32

IAG files May traffic and capacity statistics

International Airlines Group (IAG) in May, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, increased by 1.8 per cent versus May 2016; Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 0.9 per cent. Group premium traffic for the month of May increased by 5.2 per cent compared to the previous year.

On 1 June, LEVEL began its twice per week service from Barcelona to Los Angeles. The inaugural flight on IAG’s longhaul low cost airline brand was completely full with 314 passengers on board a new Airbus A330. On 2 June, LEVEL commenced its three per week service to San Francisco (Oakland). This was Spain’s first longhaul low cost operation and is the first step towards LEVEL’s expansion from other European cities. In 2018, LEVEL will increase its fleet to five aircraft. LEVEL’s sales are well ahead of expectations in all markets with more than 134,000 tickets sold since its launch on 17 March.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed June 6, 2017 11:32