Lufthansa Group welcomes 9.6 million passengers in March

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14 per cent more than the same period last year, although the well-liked Easter travel time started off at the beginning of April.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

within the first quarter, 25.2 million passengers travelled with the Lufthansa Group, amounting to 13 per cent more than the previous year.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

Total capacity for the month was up to 9.9 per cent in available seat-kilometre terms in addition to total traffic volume, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres, increased by 11 per cent.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

The seat load factor enhanced accordingly, rising 0.8 percentage points to 77.2 per cent, compared to March 2016.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

For the first quarter, both the available seat-kilometres increased to 9.5 per cent in addition to the traffic volume to 11.3 per cent.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

This specific results in having an increase within the seat load factor up to 76.7 per cent therefore, a rise of 1.2 percentage points, compared to the previous year.

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 9.6 Million Passengers In March

Pricing was slightly positive in March on a currency-neutral basis.

Cargo capacity increased 6.7 per cent year-on-year, while cargo sales were up 13.3 per cent in revenue ton-kilometre terms.

As a result, the cargo load factor showed a corresponding improvement, rising 4.3 percentage points for the month.

Total capacity within the first quarter was up to 3.6 per cent, cargo sales were up to 8.3 per cent in addition to the cargo load factor increased three percentage points, compared to 2016.

Lufthansa Group welcomes 9.6 million passengers in March

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