Lufthansa Group turns in dismal first-quarter traffic figures

By Simon Warburton

Lufthansa Group has posted quarterly traffic and cargo figures which reflect the challenging industry outlook.

Group passenger traffic for the first three months fell 6.2%, while passenger numbers dropped 6% to 15 million.

Passenger load factor fell 3.2 points to 74% and Lufthansa Group trimmed its total flights by 4.1% to 187,738.

Group freight figures confirmed the global downturn with traffic falling 21.9% and load factor declining 11.6 points to 54.9%.

Within the group, Lufthansa's own passenger traffic was down 7.2% and it cut capacity by 3.3%.

"Passenger numbers were down in all traffic regions," it adds.

Swiss International Air Lines' passenger traffic fell 1.5% and load factor was down 3.6 points to 73.2%. Swiss cargo traffic also dropped 16%.

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