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In February 2018 Lufthansa Group Airlines welcome about 13 percent more passengers on board than in the previous year

09.03.18

• Around 8.8 million passengers fly with Lufthansa Group Airlines • Seat load factor increased by 1.2 percentage points to 76.2% • Number of flights increases for the Group by 9.2% • The Point-to-Point Airlines increase their offering by approximately a third • Currency adjusted yield indication stable

In February 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 8.8 million passengers. This shows an increase of 13.1% compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometers were up 8.6% over the previous year, at the same time, sales increased by 10.4%. The seat load factor increased by 1.2 percentage points compared to February 2017 to 76.2%.

The currency adjusted yield indication remained stable in February compared to previous year.

Cargo capacity increased 5.9% year-on-year, while cargo sales were up 6.3% in revenue tonne-kilometer terms. As a result, the Cargo load factor showed a corresponding improvement, rising 0.2 percentage points in the month to 71.1%. 

Network Airlines

The Network Airlines Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines carried 6.5 million passengers in February, 6.8% more than in the prior-year period. Compared to the previous year, the available seat kilometers increased by 4.7% in February. The sales volume was up 5.8% over the same period, increasing seat load factor by 0.8 percentage points to 75.9%. 

Lufthansa German Airlines transported 4.5 million passengers in February, a 6.5% increase compared to the same month last year. A 4.7% increase in seat kilometers in February corresponds to a 5.0% increase in sales. Furthermore, the seat load factor was 75.9%, therefore 0.2 percentage points above the prior-year’s level.

Point-to-Point Airlines

The Lufthansa Group’s Point-to-Point Airlines – Eurowings (including Germanwings) and Brussels Airlines – carried around 2.3 million passengers in February. Among this total, 2.1 million passengers were on short-haul flights and 220,000 flew long-haul. This amounts to an increase of 35.3% in comparison to the previous year. February capacity was 32.0% above its prior-year level, while its sales volume was up 38.3%, resulting in an increased seat load factor by 3.6 percentage points of 77.6%.

On short-haul services the Point-to-Point Airlines raised capacity 34.8% and increased sales volume by 47.6%, resulting in a 6.4 percentage points increase in seat load factor of 74.1%, compared to February 2017. The seat load factor for the long-haul services decreased by 0.7 percentage points to 83.4% during the same period, following a 27.6% increase in capacity and a 26.5% rise in sales volume, compared to the previous year. The number of passengers on long-haul flights of the Point-to-Point Airlines increased in February by more than a quarter (+27.9%) compared to last year.

Lufthansa Group
Media Relations

Investor Info February 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lufthansa Group

 

 

Month

yoy

Cumulative

yoy

Total Lufthansa Group Airlines

Passengers in 1,000

8,788

+13.1%

17,466

+11.6%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

22,897

+8.6%

47,446

+8.3%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

17,454

+10.4%

36,008

+8.8%

Passenger load-factor (%)

76.2

+1.2pts.

75.9

+0.4pts.

Available Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

1,165

+5.9%

2,386

+7.0%

Revenue Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

828

+6.3%

1,636

+7.7%

Cargo load-factor (%)

71.1

+0.2pts.

68.5

+0.4pts.

Number of flights

83,991

+9.2%

170,583

+8.8%

Lufthansa German Airlines

Passengers in 1,000

4,528

+6.5%

9,066

+6.1%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

13,233

+4.7%

27,568

+5.4%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

10,046

+5.0%

21,030

+4.9%

Passenger load-factor (%)

75.9

+0.2pts.

76.3

-0.4pts.

Number of flights

41,311

+5.9%

83,718

+6.3%

SWISS

Passengers in 1,000

1,261

+2.9%

2,558

+2.1%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

4,170

+6.2%

8,708

+5.6%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

3,220

+6.6%

6,629

+4.3%

Passenger load-factor (%)

77.2

+0.2pts.

76.1

-1.0pts.

Number of flights

11,401

-3.3%

24,508

-0.7%

Austrian Airlines

Passengers in 1,000

742

+16.2%

1,481

+13.4%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

1,528

+1.0%

3,209

+0.7%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

1,111

+10.2%

2,282

+5.2%

Passenger load-factor (%)

72.7

+6.1pts.

71.1

+3.0pts.

Number of flights

9,499

+6.0%

19,507

+5.5%

Total
Network Airlines*

Passengers in 1,000

6,485

+6.8%

13,011

+6.1%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

18,903

+4.7%

39,425

+5.1%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

14,356

+5.8%

29,898

+4.8%

Passenger load-factor (%)

75.9

+0.8pts.

75.8

-0.2pts.

Number of flights

61,547

+4.1%

126,369

+4.8%

* Lufthansa German Airlines incl. regional airlines, SWISS incl. Edelweiss Air, Austrian Airlines

Total
Point-to-Point
Airlines*

Passengers in 1,000

2,303

+35.3%

4,455

+31.3%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

3,994

+32.0%

8,021

+27.8%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

3,098

+38.3%

6,111

+34.2%

Passenger load-factor (%)

77.6

+3.6pts.

76.2

+3.7pts.

Number of flights

21,688

+27.2%

42,708

+22.4%

* Incl. Eurowings and Brussels Airlines

Additional references

Yield indication

Stable (excl. currency)

Comments

Shift of Chinese New Year from January to February

Next Investor Info

11 April 2018

Network Airlines & Cargo*

By region

 

Month

yoy

Cumulative

yoy

Europe

Passengers in 1,000

4,999

+7.6%

9,871

+7.1%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

5,421

+7.6%

11,006

+7.5%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

3,817

+7.8%

7,514

+6.6%

Passenger load-factor (%)

70.4

+0.1pts.

68.3

-0.6pts.

Available Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

54

+1.7%

109

+4.3%

Revenue Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

27

-4.1%

53

-0.3%

Cargo load-factor (%)

49.4

-2.9pts.

49

-2.2pts.

America
(North und South)

Passengers in 1,000

658

+5.2%

1,427

+3.3%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

6,985

+5.5%

14,590

+4.0%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

5,122

+6.1%

11,116

+4.3%

Passenger load-factor (%)

73.3

+0.4pts.

76.2

+0.2pts.

Available Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

538

+6.0%

1,074

+7.8%

Revenue Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

388

+7.7%

734

+9.4%

Cargo load-factor (%)

72.1

+1.1pts.

68.4

+1.0pts.

Asia/Pacific

Passengers in 1,000

483

+3.0%

1,007

+3.5%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

4,578

+1.3%

9,821

+6.0%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

3,888

+3.2%

8,102

+4.1%

Passenger load-factor (%)

84.9

+1.5pts.

82.5

-1.5pts.

Available Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

464

+10.7%

978

+10.7%

Revenue Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

354

+8.1%

732

+8.6%

Cargo load-factor (%)

76.4

-1.7pts.

74.8

-1.4pts.

Middle East/
Africa

Passengers in 1,000

345

+4.7%

707

+1.7%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

1,919

+2.6%

4,008

+0.2%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

1,529

+6.5%

3,166

+4.2%

Passenger load-factor (%)

79.7

+3.0pts.

79.0

+3.0pts.

Available Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

109

-9.1%

225

-8.0%

Revenue Cargo tonne-kilometers (m)

59

-7.2%

116

-2.7%

Cargo load-factor (%)

54.5

+1.1pts.

51.6

+2.8pts.

* Lufthansa German Airlines incl. regional airlines, SWISS incl. Edelweiss Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo

Point-to-Point Airlines*

 

 

Month

yoy

Cumulative

yoy

Short-haul

Passengers in 1,000

2,083

+36.1%

3,999

+31.9%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

2,490

+34.8%

4,861

+29.8%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

1,845

+47.6%

3,486

+41.7%

Passenger load-factor (%)

74.1

+6.4pts.

71.7

+6.0pts.

Long-haul

Passengers in 1,000

220

+27.9%

456

+26.0%

Available seat-kilometers (m)

1,504

+27.6%

3,160

+24.7%

Revenue seat-kilometers (m)

1,253

+26.5%

2,624

+25.3%

Passenger load-factor (%)

83.4

-0.7pts.

83.0

+0.4pts.

* Incl. Eurowings and Brussels Airlines


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