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Lufthansa recorded more than 51 million passengers

Lufthansa is soaring to new heights. With an annual total of…

Lufthansa is soaring to new heights. With an annual total of 51.3 million passengers, 653,980 operated flights and a passenger load factor of 75.0 per cent, the Lufthansa Group achieved three new records in 2005. Targeted capacity expansion and successful sales management delivered growth and boosted passenger load factor in all traffic regions.



From January to December 2005, 51.3 million passengers, or 0.7 per cent more than in the previous year, chose to fly Lufthansa. Capacity was increased by a moderate 2.5 per cent. However, as sales rose by 4.0 per cent, the passenger load factor edged up one percentage point to an impressive 75.0 per cent.

Lufthansa Group

Jan.-Dec. 2005

Jan.-Dec.

2004

Year-on-year change in %

Passengers (in 1,000s)

51,255

50,901

+ 0.7

Available seat-kilometres (in millions)

144,182

140,648

+ 2,5

Revenue pax-kilometres (in millions)

108,185

104,064

+ 4.0

Passenger load factor in per cent

75.0

74.0

+ 1.0 pp

Overall load factor in per cent

70.7

71.1

-0.4pp

Number of flights

653,980

647,785

+ 1.0

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