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11-Jan-2013 12:55 PM

Lufthansa Group pax numbers down 5% in Dec-2012, 103.1 million pax in 2012

Lufthansa Group (10-Jan-2013) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2012:
    • Passenger numbers*: 7.1 million, -5.1% year-on-year;
      • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines**: 5.0 million, -7.3%;
      • Europe: 5.6 million, -5.1%;
      • America: 668,000, -1.8%;
      • Asia/Pacific: 438,000, -8.9%;
      • Middle East/Africa: 345,000, -8.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 77.2%, +1.3 ppts;
      • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 76.8%, +0.9 ppt;
      • Europe: 69.8%, +1.7 ppts;
      • America: 85%, +1.7 ppts;
      • Asia/Pacific: 79%, -0.1 ppt;
      • Middle East/Africa: 73.6%, -0.3 ppt;
  • 12 months ended Dec-2012:
    • Passenger numbers*: 103.1 million, +2.4%;
      • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines**: 74.7 million, +2.4%;
      • Europe: 81.8 million, +2.8%;
      • America: 9.1 million, +1.2%;
      • Asia/Pacific: 6.2 million, stable;
      • Middle East/Africa: 4.8 million, +2.5%;
    • Passenger load factor: 78.8%, +1.2 ppts;
      • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 78.1%, +0.8 ppt;
      • Europe: 72.7%, +1.1 ppts;
      • America: 85.4%, +1.9 ppts;
      • Asia/Pacific: 81.6%, +0.5 ppt;
      • Middle East/Africa: 73.9%, +1.1 pts. [more – original PR]

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

Lufthansa Group: “The Passenger Airline Group continued its active capacity management in December. Capacities were reduced by a total of 6.3% compared with the previous year. Sales fell less at -4.7%. The pricing environment remained again positive.” Source: Company statement, 10-Jan-2013.

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