British Airways flew 7.8 billion RPKs in February, up 1.4% on the year-ago period. Capacity fell 1.4% to 11.04 billion ASKs and load factor consequently moved up 2 points to 70.8%. The increase in traffic comprised a 6.8% rise in premium traffic and a 0.4% increase in nonpremium traffic. Passengers carried decreased 3.1% to 2.5 million. Cargo tonne-kilometers declined 5.9%. The traffic and capacity figures versus last year are impacted by some 3 points because 2004 was a leap year, BA ...

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