Traffic revenue up by 10.8 per cent


Traffic revenue for the Group climbed steeply by 10.8 per cent to EUR 23.8bn. Volumes accounted for 7.0 per cent and higher prices for 3.8 per cent of the increase. Currency movements had no effect on revenue development.

Traffic figures of the Lufthansa Group’s airlines

 

 

2011

2010

Change
in %

Passengers carried

thousands

100,603

92,693

8.5

Available seat-kilometres

millions

258,263

234,377

10.2

Revenue seat-kilometres

millions

200,376

186,451

7.5

Passenger load factor

%

77.6

79.6

–2.0 pts

Freight/mail

thousand tonnes

2,120

2,023

4.8

Available cargo ­tonne-kilometres

millions

16,260

15,298

6.3

Revenue cargo ­tonne-kilometres

millions

10,861

10,429

4.1

Cargo load factor

%

66.8

68.2

–1.4 pts

Total available ­tonne-kilometres

millions

40,798

37,664

8.3

Total revenue ­tonne-kilometres

millions

29,906

28,274

5.8

Overall load factor

%

73.3

75.1

–1.8 pts

Flights

number

1,050,728

1,008,988

4.1

The Passenger Airline Group segment accounted for 86.4 per cent of traffic revenue, by far the largest share. It reported traffic revenue totalling around EUR 20.5bn, a rise of 11.6 per cent on the previous year. Besides the increase in volumes of 7.5 per cent, the increase in prices by 3.9 per cent attributed to this revenue growth. Currency movements contributed just 0.2 per cent to the rise.

Traffic revenue Group (pie chart)

Traffic revenue in the Logistics segment was up by 7.1 per cent at EUR 2.8bn. Here the growth in sales volumes accounted for 6.5 per cent and higher prices for 2.2 per cent of the increase, whereas adverse currency movements reduced the total by 1.6 per cent. Overall, the Group’s traffic revenue made up 82.8 per cent of its total revenue (previous year: 81.1 per cent).