Iberia improved its load factor in March by 3.9 points from a year earlier to 78.5%, helped by Easter falling earlier this year. RPKs rose 11.2% to 4.14 billion while capacity grew 5.7% to 5.27 billion ASKs. Passenger numbers increased 5.9% to 2.3 million, of which 1.3 million were on the domestic network. Long-haul traffic went up 12.9% on a 6.7% capacity hike, improving load factor 4.8 points to 86.5%. In Europe, traffic grew 11.6% against a 4.5% increase in capacity and load factor ...

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