11-Nov-2011 12:42 PM

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

Lufthansa Group reports (10-Nov-2011) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 9.6 million, +2.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 77.3%, -3.9 ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 76.8%, -4.1 ppts;
    • SWISS: 82.8%, -3.3 ppts;
    • Austrian Airlines: 75.3%, -4.8 ppts;
    • bmi: 66.4%, -6.2 ppts;
    • Germanwings: 81%, +2.5 ppts. [more – original PR]

Lufthansa Group: “Sales for the Passenger Airline Group went up by 2.8% in October compared with the previous year. As in the previous month, the pricing environment was slightly down on last year. The Group already responded to the weakening deteriorating conditions in September and reduced capacity growth at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines to 4% in the winter flight plan 2011/12, which applies from the end of October. For the full year 2012 capacity growth at the Passenger Airline Group will now be 3% instead of 9% as originally planned,” Source: Company statement, 10-Nov-2011.

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