Worldwide Airways Group has reported working revenue of €1,460 million earlier than distinctive objects for the 9 months to September 30th, up from €1,450 million final 12 months.
The corporate – which owns British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and different European carriers – mentioned it might concern an interim dividend of 14.5 cents per share.
Passenger unit income for the interval was up 1.three per cent, or up 2.four per cent at fixed forex charges.
Willie Walsh, IAG chief government, mentioned: ““These had been robust outcomes regardless of important gasoline price and international change headwinds.
“At fixed forex, our passenger unit income elevated by 2.four per cent whereas non-fuel unit prices went down 0.7 per cent.”
At present gasoline costs and change charges, IAG expects its working revenue earlier than distinctive objects for 2018 to point out a rise of round €200m from a base of €2,950 million in 2017.
Each passenger unit income and non-fuel unit prices are anticipated to enhance at fixed forex for the complete 12 months.