Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,753,933 passengers in August 2018, an increase of 7.6% on the same month last year. The airline also operated more flights during the month: 13,268, up 5.1% on the prior-year period.
Total systemwide capacity for August, measured in available seat-kilometres (ASKs), was raised 4.5% from its prior-year level. Total traffic volume for the month, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), was up 5.8%. Systemwide seat load factor improved accordingly, rising 1.1 percentage points to 89.2%.
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 tables attached.
1 excluding Edelweiss