Key data for business segments

Network Airlines

The Network Airlines segment comprises Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. With their multi-hub strategy, the Network Airlines offer their passengers a premium product and a comprehensive route network combined with the highest level of travel flexibility.

Key figures Network Airlines
  2017Change in %



of which traffic revenue€m21,538


Adjusted EBIT€m2,26345.5
Adjusted EBIT margin%9.72.6 pts
Adjusted ROCE%17.16.0 pts
Segment capital expenditure€m1,73819.7
Employees as of 31.12.number50,1900.4

Point-to-Point Airlines

The Point-to-Point Airlines segment is made up of the flight operations of the Eurowings group (Eurowings, Germanwings, Eurowings Europe) as well as Brussels Airlines and the equity investment in SunExpress. The Point-to-Point Airlines provide an innovative and competitive offering for price-sensitive and service-oriented customers in the growing direct traffic segment.

Key figures Point-to-Point Airlines
  2017Change in %



of which traffic revenue€m3,927


Adjusted EBIT€m94 
Adjusted EBIT margin%2.37.3 pts
Adjusted ROCE%4.212.2 pts
Segment capital expenditure€m939134.2
Employees as of 31.12.number7,501114.7


Lufthansa Cargo is the logistics specialist within the Lufthansa Group. The freighter fleet consisted of five Boeing 777F and twelve Boeing MD-11F aircraft as of the end of the financial year. Lufthansa Cargo markets capacities on its own freighters and chartered cargo aircraft, along with belly capacities on passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines and on Eurowings long-haul flights.

Key figures Logistics
  2017Change in %
of which traffic revenue€m2,37319.5
Adjusted EBIT€m242 
Adjusted EBIT margin%9.612.0 pts
Adjusted ROCE%15.518.9 pts
Segment capital expenditure€m3934.5
Employees as of 31.12.number4,511-1.2


Lufthansa Technik is the world’s leading independent provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) for civilian commercial aircraft. The portfolio covers a variety of different product structures and combinations, from the repair of individual components to consultancy services and the fully integrated supply of entire fleets.

Key Figures MRO
  2017Change in %
of which external revenue€m3,5681.5
Adjusted EBIT€m4151.0
Adjusted EBIT margin%7.7-0.3 pts
Adjusted ROCE%7.7-0.9 pts
Segment capital expenditure€m2337.9
Employees as of 31.12.number21,5023.2


The LSG group offers a complete portfolio of products related to in-flight service. Its established LSG Sky Chefs brand, the world’s largest network of catering facilities and its expertise make the group the market leader for high-quality in-flight catering. The company is present at 205 airports around the world, with 198 plants and several partnerships.

Key figures Catering
  2017Change in %
of which external revenue€m2,5560.2
Adjusted EBIT€m66-36.5
Adjusted EBIT margin%2.1-1.2 pts
Adjusted ROCE3.9-2.1 pts
Segment capital expenditure€m8415.1
Employees as of 31.12.number34,563-2.7

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