Lufthansa Group passenger numbers up in Aug-2011, load factor down
Lufthansa Group reports (09-Sep-2011) the following traffic highlights in Aug-2011:
- Passenger numbers: 9.9 million, +4% year-on-year;
- Passenger load factor: 81.4%, -2.0 ppts;
Lufthansa Group: “In August the Passenger Airline Group recorded another sales increase of 5.7% over last year's strong performance. The pricing environment showed a stable development. Sales growth was achieved both on short-haul routes (+5.2%) and on long-haul connections to America (+6.1%) and Asia (+8.1%). Only the Middle East/Africa traffic region reported a decline due to the political situation in the region,” Source: Company statement, 09-Sep-2011.