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LH Load Factor Up, But # Of Pax Down

Mon Apr 15, 2002 2:47 am

Lufthansa's 2002 Q1 report sees the slump on numbers of passengers. Lufthansa carried 9.7 million passengers in Q1, a 14% drop, compared to Q1 in 2001. However, the load factor went up 2.8% to 73.1%.

Trans-atlantic sees a drop of 15.7% in 02Q1 at 976000 pax, compared to 01Q1. But the load factor went up 5.5% to closely 80%. European flights carried 7.64million, decreased 12.3% from 01Q1, but load factor up 0.5% to 59.2%. Asian service sees 1.4% increase of number of passengers. LH carried 699000 pax in 02Q1. Load factor stans at 81.4%, up 3.3%.
 
Lufthansa Cargo carried 396000 tons of cargo, up 2.6% with the load factor, to 68.4%