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11-Jun-2010 2:02 PM

Lufthansa Group pax up 34.7%, load factor holding up in May-2010

Lufthansa Group passenger numbers up 34.7% - consolidated* traffic highlights in May-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 8.2 million, +34.7% year-on-year;
    • Europe: 6.5 million, +37.2%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 772,000, +16.0%;
    • Asia Pacific: 473,000, +17.6%;
    • Middle East & Africa: 433,000, +57.5%;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 5.4 million, +10.5%;
    • SWISS: 1.2 million, +3.9%;
    • Austrian Airlines: 1.0 million, +16.1%;
    • bmi: 529,000, n/a;
  • Passenger load factor: 79.2%, +4.8 ppts;
    • Europe: 73.2%, +3.5 ppts;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 86.5%, +5.8 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 82.6%, +7.9 ppts;
    • Middle East & Africa: 70.5%, +4.7 ppts;
    • Lufthansa Passenger Airlines: 80.0%, +5.7 ppts;
    • SWISS: 80.9%, +5.7 ppts;
    • Austrian Airlines: 74.8%, +4.3 ppts;
    • bmi: 71.4%, n/a;
  • Cargo volume: 167,000 tonnes, +19.0%;
    • Europe: 51,000 tonnes, +9.0%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 50,000 tonnes, +27.1%;
    • Asia Pacific: 48,000 tonnes, +25.6%;
    • Middle East & Africa: 16,000 tonnes, +2.6%;
    • Lufthansa Cargo: 147,000 tonnes, +17.6%. [more]

*Lufthansa commenced reporting bmi traffic from Jul-2009 onwards and Austrian Airlines traffic from Sep-2009 onwards

Lufthansa: "Following the air-space closures in April, the dynamic sales recovery continued in May for both passenger and freight traffic. On a like-for-like basis (without Austrian Airlines and bmi) the companies in the Group welcomed 9.3% more passengers on board", Media Statement, 09-Jun-2010.