The available seat kilometres were up 8.3 percent over 2017, while, at the same time, sales increased by 9.3 percent. The seat load factor increased by 0.8 percentage points compared to June 2017 to 83.5 percent.
The airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 66.9 million passengers in the first half of this year - more than ever before. A seat load factor of 79.8 percent was achieved. This, according t o the group, also constitutes a historic high for the first half of the year.
Cargo capacity increased 5.2 percent year-on-year, while cargo sales were down 0.6 percent in revenue tonne-kilometre terms.