British Airways' premium traffic grew 7.8% in July as its overall load factor climbed 1.6 percentage points to 78.4%. Total traffic rose 0.6%, outpacing a 1.5% drop in capacity. Most of the cuts occurred on transatlantic and European routes, where capacity fell 3.4% and 2.6%, respectively. Mainline load factor rose in all regions and its total 78.4% load factor is the highest mainline monthly load factor since August 1996. BA noted, however, that the revenue outlook for the summer ...

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