IAG Group traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres and including figures from recently acquired Vueling, increased by 10.6 per cent versus August 2012.

Group capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres rose by 9.4 per cent.

Group premium traffic for August increased by 2.4 per cent compared to the previous year, falling on capacity.

Underlying market conditions remain unchanged from those described at the publication of Quarter 2 results on August 2.

British Airways saw Revenue Passenger Kilometres increase by 2.2% compared to August 2012, with a 0.1 per cent decrease on Available Seat Kilometres.