MADRID Aug 11 Spanish airline Vueling VULG.MC
said on Tuesday July passenger traffic topped 1 million for the
first time after the group's merger with Iberia's IBLA.MC
low-cost subsidiary Clickair.
Passenger traffic in July rose 79.8 percent from a year
earlier to 1.12 million, while load factor, which measures how
full its planes fly, rose 0.6 percentage points to 77.9 percent.
The month's figure include joint data from the two airlines
as of July 1, even though the official merger was not completed
until July 9, Vueling said.
(Reporting by Paul Day, editing by Will Waterman)