SWISS reports growth in January passenger volumes
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,239,760 passengers in January, a 5.4% increase on the same month last year. A total of 11,599 flights were operated during the period, 6.0% more than in January 2018.
Systemwide passenger capacity for January was raised 3.6% from its prior-year level in available seat-kilometre (ASK) terms. Total traffic volume for the month, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPK), was 8.2% up on the prior-year period. Systemwide seat load factor improved accordingly, rising 3.3 percentage points to 77.8%.
Please note: to offer a full overview of the traffic performance of the airlines of the Lufthansa Group, we report all these carriers’ traffic results. This overview (in which the results for SWISS include those of its sister carrier Edelweiss) is provided in the media release.
1 excluding Edelweiss