Sharp increase in Lufthansa passenger numbers following Brussels Airlines integration

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 11.2 million passengers in April 2017, an increase of 25.1 per cent compared to the same month last year.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

The available seat kilometres were up 15.8 per cent over the previous year, along with at the same time, sales increased by 25.2 per cent.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

The seat load factor increased accordingly, rising 6.2 percentage points to 82.3 per cent, compared to April 2016.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

As a result, Lufthansa Group has reached completely new record results within the number of passengers, as well as the utilisation of its aircraft, for the month of April.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

The currency adjusted pricing environment was negative in April, due to the fact which Easter, with its higher share of private travel, occurred in March last year.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

Cargo capacity increased 3.8 per cent year-on-year, while cargo sales were up six per cent in revenue ton-kilometre terms.

Sharp Increase In Lufthansa Passenger Numbers Following Brussels Airlines Integration

The network airlines – Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS along with Austrian Airlines – carried 8.4 million passengers in April, 12.0 per cent more than within the prior-year period.

The Lufthansa Group’s point-to-point airlines – Eurowings (including Germanwings) along with Brussels Airlines – carried approximately 2.8 million passengers in April.

Among which total, 2.6 million passengers were on short-haul flights along with 0,000 flew long-haul.

which amounts to an increase of 93.3 per cent in comparison to the previous year.

April capacity was 129.7 per cent above its prior-year level, while its sales volume was up 148.4 per cent, resulting in 6.2 percentage points higher seat load factor.

The change was largely driven by the acquisition along with integration of Brussels Airlines into the figures.

Sharp increase in Lufthansa passenger numbers following Brussels Airlines integration

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