The in-flight segment, run by Alpha Flight, earned revenue of €431.2m in 2008: an increase of 34.6% (+56.7% at constant exchange rates) with respect to the previous year’s contribution of €320.4m. The change in scope of consolidation refers to the different period of ownership (seven months in 2007 and twelve months in 2008). In addition, since April this segment has included Air Czech Catering A.S., acquired by Alpha on 2 April 2008.

The fourth quarter closed with sales of £77.1m, a decrease of 8.2% on the same period in 2007 (£84m).

Change in In-Flight revenue - 2008 (m€)