14-May-2013 12:01 PM

Lufthansa Group pax numbers down 2% in Apr-2013, load factor stable

Lufthansa Group reports (13-May-2013) the following traffic highlights in Apr-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 8.6 million, -2.0% year-on-year;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines*: 6.2 million, -1.4%;
    • SWISS**: 1.4 million, -1.4%;
    • Austrian Airlines: 922,000, -6.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 78.3%, -0.2 ppt;

*Includes LH regional airlines and Germanwings
**Includes Edelweiss Air

Lufthansa Group: “Capacity, sales and load factor of the Passenger Airlines Group were virtually unchanged versus previous year in the month of April. The pricing developed positively, while it has been down year-on-year in March. March saw a higher share of leisure travel and April a higher share of business travel as the Easter holiday break fell entirely into March this year.” Source: Company statement, 13-May-2013.