Alitalia, the Flag Carrier of Italy reported double-digit passenger revenues increase (+10.6%) in June. Revenues up by 7.3% in second quarter 2018.
Alitalia’s passenger revenues increase continues the growth trend reported in the previous months. In June Alitalia reported a double-digit growth (+10.6%) of its passenger revenues compared to June 2017. The double-digit increase was driven by all sectors: National, international and intercontinental flights.
Number of passengers carried also shows positive results in June: the airline carried 2,020,402 passengers with a 1.7% increase compared to June 2017. The growth was driven by the long-haul sector which recorded a double-digit increase (+11.4%) with 265,086 passengers carried. Even revenues related to the cargo sector increased in June 2018 by 11.8% compared to the same month of the previous year, and by 9.1% in second quarter 2018, compared to the same period of 2017.
Between January and June 2018, Alitalia has also ranked most punctual airline in Europe and fourth most punctual airline in the world, according to the report published by the authoritative US independent data services society FlightStats, thus confirming the airline’s excellent on time performance.
Alitalia, currently codeshares with Etihad Airways and Sri Lankan Airlines from Colombo to provide convenient services to fly Europe and beyond.