According to the airline’s figures, scheduled traffic grew by 9.9 percent from 195,180 to 214,418 passengers, compared to the same period year-on-year. The load factor improved from 71.6 percent (February 2017) to 72.6 percent this year, up by one percent.
Regarding the carrier’s main markets, European countries accumulated a passenger traffic share of 68.9 percent, an increase of 4.6 percent. Furthermore, African countries, with a passenger traffic share of 16.9 percent, posted an improvement of 27.5 percent.
Middle East markets, with a 13.4 percent passenger traffic share, saw a rise of 19.3 percent. Meanwhile, North America, including Canada’s Montreal, which accounted for 0.8 percent of passenger traffic, posted a 19 percent increase.