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Aer Lingus Business Grows By Over 9%

By Dave Simpson
Aer Lingus Business Grows By Over 9%

New statistics from Aer Lingus parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) have revealed that the airline's business grew by over 9% during the first 10 months of 2018.

The Irish Times reports that Aer Lingus's revenue per passenger kilometre - which is calculated by multiplying the distance travelled by the number of paying passengers - increased 9.4% to 20,200 units during the period while 82.1% of seats on its aircraft were sold, representing a rise of 0.3 points.

IAG Passenger Numbers

Additionally, IAG's airlines, which also include British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, carried 96.269 million passengers between the start of January and the end of October this year, representing a 7.7% rise on the figure for the same period in 2017.

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