Monthly traffic results: SWISS posts slightly higher May passenger volumes


Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,434,678 passengers in May, a 0.4% increase on the same month last year. A total of 12,201 flights were operated for the period, 4.7% fewer than in May 2016.

Total May capacity, measured in available passenger-kilometres (APKs), was up 3.8% on its prior-year level. Total traffic volume, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), was raised 5.0%.

Systemwide seat load factor for the month improved accordingly, rising 0.8 percentage points to 80.8%.

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 separate tables.

1 excluding Edelweiss

Zurich Airport, 12 June 2017


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