Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,619,931 passengers in October, a 6.2% increase on the same month last year. SWISS operated 13,001 flights in the month, 5.9% more than it had performed in the prior-year period.
Systemwide October capacity was raised 4.4% over its prior-year level in available seat-kilometre (ASK) terms. Total traffic volume, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), was up 5.3% on October 2017. Systemwide seat load factor for October improved accordingly, rising 0.7 percentage points to 84.7%.
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.