IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and Level. The bottom line is a profit of 70 million euros after a revision of occupational pensions had driven the Surplus in the previous year, to 775 million euros, according to the above, such as IAG announced on Friday in London.

Other airlines such as Lufthansa wrote in the typically travel weak the first quarter of this year in the red. IAG chief Willie Walsh sees his group now, despite the decline in on track this year to reach an adjusted operating profit on the level of 2018. Since the International Airlines Group (IAG) was earned on this Basis, 3.2 billion euros.

In the first quarter, IAG increased its sales compared to the same period last year by almost six percent to 5.3 billion euros. Although the number of passengers grew somewhat more strongly, and the machine seats remained less empty. That was not enough, however, to the decline in ticket to equalize prices and rising costs. (SDA)