Lufthansa Group posts higher January load factor across all traffic regions

Lufthansa Group posts higher January load factor across all traffic regionsEAST MEADOW, NY — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group posted load factors of 75.6% in January, an increase of 0.8 percentage points in comparison to the previous year.

The improved load factor is the result of a 2.6% percent increase in sales (measured in passenger-kilometres). Capacity (measured in seat-kilometres) was only 1.6% higher than in January of last year. The number of passengers carried by Lufthansa, Germanwings, Swiss and Austrian Airlines went up by 2% to 6.9 million.