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Lufthansa Group pax numbers up 3% in Oct-2012, load factor up

13-Nov-2012 12:58 PM

Lufthansa Group reports (12-Nov-2012) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2012:

  • Passenger numbers*: 9.4 million, +2.7% year-on-year;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines**: 6.9 million, +3.8%;
      • Europe: 5.6 million, +4.9%;
      • America: 605,000, -4.9%;
      • Asia/Pacific: 391,000, -5.1%;
      • Middle East/Africa: 290,000, +12.7%;
  • Passenger load factor: 79%, +1.3 ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 77.9%, +1.0 ppts;

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

Lufthansa Group: “As expected, sales grew year-on-year in October (+0.8%), though the growth rates were slightly slower than in prior months. The Passenger Airline Group responded accordingly with capacity adjustments (-0.8%) and, as in prior months, was able to increase the load factor year on year (+1.3 pts.). The pricing environment developed positively.” Source: Company statement, 12-Nov-2012.