Traffic results: SWISS carries 5.1% more passengers in January


Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 1,186,538 passengers in January, a 5.1% increase on the same month last year.

The airline operated a total of 11,226 flights during the month, 2.0% fewer than in January 2016.

Systemwide January capacity was increased by 5.8% in available seat-kilometre (ASK) terms. Monthly traffic volume, measured in revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), was 7.1% up on the prior-year period.

Systemwide seat load factor improved accordingly, rising 0.9 percentage points to 77.3%.

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

Zurich Airport, 9 February 2017

Attached tables


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