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Lufthansa Group pax numbers down 1% in Nov-2012, load factor up

12-Dec-2012 12:12 PM

Lufthansa Group reports (11-Dec-2012) the following traffic highlights in Nov-2012:

  • Passenger numbers*: 7.7 million, -1.3% year-on-year;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines**:5.6 million, -2.1%;
      • Europe: 4.5 million, -1.9%
      • America: 520,000, +1.2%;
      • Asia/Pacific: 344,000, -6.6%;
      • Middle East/Africa: 238,000, -5.0%;
  • Passenger load factor: 75.5%, +1.4 ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 74.6%, +0.9 ppt;
      • Europe: 67.9%, +1.4 ppts;
      • America: 81.6%, +2.2 ppts;
      • Asia/Pacific: 76.6%, -1.6 ppts;
      • Middle East/Africa: 68.9%, +0.3 ppt. [more – original PR]

*Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo
**Includes LH regional airlines and Germanwings

Lufthansa Group: “The Passenger Airline Group reduced its capacities in November by 2.4% compared with last year. Sales fell by less, at just -0.5% As in the year-to-date development, the passenger load factor went up again (75.5%, +1.4 pp). The pricing environment remained again positive.” Source: Company statement, 11-Dec-2012.