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Lufthansa Group Welcomes 2.9% More Passengers In August 2019

Published on Sep 13 2019 12:00 PM in General Industry tagged: Lufthansa / passenger numbers / August

Lufthansa Group Welcomes 2.9% More Passengers In August 2019

The Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed more than 14.1 million passengers in August this year.

This is an increase of 2.9%, the group said, when compared to August of last year.

The group said that its available seat kilometres, a measure of passenger carrying capacity, was up by 1.8% over the previous year.

In addition to this, sales also increased by 2.7%.

Network Airlines

The Network Airlines, which includes Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, carried around 10.2 million passengers in August, a 3.3% increase on the prior-year period.

Compared to the previous year, the available seat kilometres increased by 3.1% in August.

Lufthansa revealed that it experienced its strongest passenger growth of the network was recorded at the Zurich hub, with a growth of 7%.

This is followed by passenger increases in Vienna (4.7%) and in Munich (4.5%).

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