IAG Cargo revenue drops 7.5%

IAG Cargo has announced its 2014 full year results, reporting commercial revenue (flown revenue plus fuel surcharges) of €992 million (approximately US$1.11 billion) over the period from 1 January to 31 December 2014, a decrease of 7.5 per cent on 2013.


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IAG Cargo has announced its 2014 full year results, reporting commercial revenue (flown revenue plus fuel surcharges) of €992 million (approximately US$1.11 billion) over the period from 1 January to 31 December 2014, a decrease of 7.5 per cent on 2013.

On a like for like basis, adjusting the prior year’s figures to reflect a directly comparable freighter operation, commercial revenue increased 2.4 per cent versus last year.

On a like for like basis, volumes of 5,453 million cargo tonne kilometres (CTKs) for the year represent an increase of 6.7 per cent compared to 2013, while capacity increased by 2.3 per cent. On a reported basis, overall yield (commercial revenue per CTK) for the year was down 3.2 per cent on 2013 at constant exchange rates.

Steve Gunning, CEO at IAG Cargo, commented: “These are strong results, built on exceptional performance for our premium product portfolio and an increase in load factors over the course of the year.

“In 2014 we delivered on our promise to lead the industry in sensible capacity management; replacing our freighters with capacity agreements on key trade lanes and launching EuroConnector, which benefits customers through time definite services and has increased narrow body usage across our European Network.