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Financial and operational highlights

Financially, this is a very difficult time for our business. Operationally however, we are achieving levels of excellence today never seen before in this airline.

Revenue

£8,992m

Group revenue for 2008/09 was £8,992 million, compared with £8,758 million (restated) in the previous year.

Loss before tax

£401m

Group loss before tax for 2008/09 was £401 million, compared with a profit before tax of £922 million (restated) in the previous year.

Operating loss

£220m

Group operating loss for 2008/09 was £220 million, compared with a profit of £878 million (restated) in the previous year.

Basic loss per share

32.6p

Group loss per share for 2008/09 was 32.6 pence, compared with earnings per share of 61.9 pence (restated) in the previous year.

Ready to Go

53%

Network-wide Ready to Go performance of 53 per cent, compared with 34 per cent in the previous year.

Shortlanded baggage performance

19.2 bags

per 1,000 passengers at Heathrow

Shortlanded baggage at Heathrow in March 2009 was 19.2 bags per 1,000 passengers, 72.3 per cent better than March 2008.

Group revenue by area of original sales 2008/9 £m

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