British Airways Reports July 2009 Traffic

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 6 August 2009

In July 2009, British Airway's passenger capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometres, was 2.7% below July 2008 ,while traffic, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, rose by 1%.

This resulted in a passenger load factor increase of 3.1 points versus last year, to 84.6%. Traffic comprised an 11% decrease in premium traffic and a 3.5% increase in non-premium traffic.

Cargo, measured in Cargo Tonne Kilometres, fell by 6.8 per cent.

Based on current fuel prices and exchange rates the full year fuel bill is expected to be between 450 million and 500 million lower than last year.

British Airways is moving its flights to Sydney, Singapore and Bangkok from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Terminal 3 on October 29, 2009 with Qantas moving into Terminal 3 on the same day. This will help to ensure smoother connections for customers from oneworld alliance partners who will all be based in Terminal 3 from that date.

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