Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,630,536 passengers in August, 0.5% more than in the same period last year. The increase was achieved with fewer flights operated than in the prior-year period: 12,621, a 5% decline on August 2016.
August systemwide capacity was 0.7% below its prior-year level in available seat-kilometre (ASK) terms. Total traffic volume for the month, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPK), was raised 0.8%. Systemwide seat load factor improved accordingly, rising 1.3 percentage points to 88.1%.
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 also include those of its sister carrier Edelweiss) is provided in the tables attached.
1 excluding Edelweiss