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Lufthansa Group passenger numbers up in Nov-2011, load factor down

12-Dec-2011 12:26 PM

Lufthansa Group reports (09-Dec-2011) the following traffic highlights in Nov-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 8.2 million, +4.6% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 73.7%, -2.0 ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 73.8%, -2.1 ppts;
    • SWISS: 78%, -1.4 ppts;
    • Austrian Airlines: 69.8%, -3.0 ppts;
    • bmi: 63.6%, -4.5 ppts;
    • Germanwings: 69.6%, -0.3 ppt. [more – original PR]

Lufthansa Group: “Sales for the Passenger Airline Group rose year on year by 3.4 per cent in November. As capacity growth (+6.2%) was reduced again, the load factor for the first month of the winter flight plan stabilised at 73.7 per cent. As throughout the year to date, this was 2.0 percentage points lower than last year. Development in the pricing environment was stable.” Source: Company statement, 09-Dec-2011.