International Airlines Group reported revenues in the first half of the year.
The IAG group showed an increase of benefits of 2.3% in the first half of 2017, while revenues were 10.888 million euros, 0.9% more compared to the same period in 2016. Those 10.888 million, 9.575 million were revenue from tickets, 516 million for loads and 797 million for “other income”, such as maintenance and handling to third parties.
In addition, the Group recorded an increase in the number of passengers carried, 48.806.000 (46.676.000 in the same period in 2016), and the tons of cargo transported: 330,000 (326.000 in 2016).
According to Willie Walsh, Chief Executive of IAG, the underlying trend in unit revenue has improved. The costs include the financial impact that had the power failure that affected customers of British Airways in late may: were 65 million euros for compensation and claims for luggage in those days.