Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,525,261 passengers in October, a 0.4% decline on the same month last year. The airline also operated fewer flights during the month: the total of 12,281 flights performed was 3.1% down on the prior-year period.
Monthly systemwide capacity, measured in available seat-kilometres (ASK), represented a 3.2% increase on October 2016. Total traffic volume for the month, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPK), was also raised 3.2%. Systemwide seat load factor for October remained unchanged from its prior-year level at 84.0%.