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Lufthansa Group December Traffic Up 15.9%, Capacity Rises 14.2%

Lufthansa Group (DLAKF,DLAKY) reported that its December 2017 traffic, measured in revenue seat-kilometers, rose 15.9% year-over-year to 18.85 billion.

Capacity, measured in available seat kilometers, was up 14.2% to 23.91 billion. Passenger load factor improved 1.1 percentage points to 78.9%.

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 9.34 million passengers in December 2017, an increase of 19.9% compared to prior year.

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