In September 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 14 million passengers.
This is an increase of 2.3 percent compared to the previous year’s month.
The available seat kilometres were up 2.2 percent over the previous year, at the same time, sales increased by 2.4 percent.
In total, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried around 111.6 million passengers in the first nine months of 2019 – a new record for this period.
Cargo capacity increased by 4.1 percent year-on-year, while cargo sales decreased by 3.6 percent in revenue tonnekilometre terms. As a result, the Cargo load factor showed a corresponding reduction, decreasing by 4.7 percentage points to 59.3 percent.
Network Airlines carry more than 10.1 million passengers
The Network Airlines including Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines carried around 10.1 million passengers in September – 3.0 percent more than in the prior-year period. Compared to the previous year, the available seat kilometres increased by 3.8 percent in September. The sales volume was up by 4.0 percent over the same period. The seat load factor increased by 0.1 percentage points to 84.5 per cent compared with the previous year.
In total, Network Airlines carried around 81.9 million passengers in the first three quarters of 2019, 3.8 percent more than in the same period last year.